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Rundown for November 22, 2012
12:06 PM EST 2 Comments

Will Schwalbe: ‘The End Of Your Life Book Club’

Will and his mother Mary Anne loved to read and discuss what they were reading – a love that grew even more important after Mary Anne was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

12:35 PM EST Comment

After Sandy, Crab Shack Serves Turkey Dinner

The Mud City Crab House in Manahawkin, N.J. was put it out of commission by Superstorm Sandy. But the seafood shack will be serving up Thanksgiving dinner for 1,000 displaced people.

12:39 PM EST 3 Comments

‘Native Advertising’ Disguises Ads As News Stories

Some news organizations are working with marketers to disguise their ads as news stories. Here & Now media analyst John Carroll warns this so-called “native advertising” could be a death certificate for news organizations because they’re risking their own credibility.

12:48 PM EST Comment

Thanksgiving Tradition: Snow Geese Migration In Vermont

We revisit host Robin Young’s trip with her now-late uncle, Lachlan Maclachlan Field, to see the migrating snow geese at the Dead Creek Refuge in Addison, Vermont.

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November 27 Comment

Books To Give As Gifts This Year

If you're looking to give a book to a friend or family member this holiday, NPR Books editor Petra Mayer shares her picks.

November 26 9 Comments

Arlo Guthrie Celebrates 50 Years Of ‘Alice’s Restaurant’

Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.

November 26 Comment

One Refugee’s Story Of Coming To America

Paul Okot vividly remembers landing at JFK airport in New York at 7 years old, after fleeing violence in southern Sudan.

November 25 3 Comments

Rapper Le1f Finds Struggle And Moral Diversity In American Music

We've been asking musicians what they think of when they think "American music." Today we hear from Khalif Diouf, aka Le1f.