Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 3:40 PM
Elmore Leonard takes on Somali pirates in his latest thriller, while former President George W. Bush defends his decision points, biographer Edmund Morris looks at Theodore Roosevelt's last decade, and writer Dan Buettner reports on what the world's happiest people have in common.
Fiction and nonfiction releases from Elmore Leonard, George W. Bush, Edmund Morris and Dan Buettner. [Copyright 2011 National Public Radio]
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