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The January Readers’ Review panel discusses Cormac McCarthy’s National Book Award winner, All the Pretty Horses, a coming-of-age story set in northern Mexico.
- Alan Cheuse fiction writer, journalist, and commentator for NPR's All Things Considered
- Susan Tolchin professor of Public Policy at George Mason University
- Michael Dirda Pulitzer Prize winning book columnist for the Washington Post and author of "Readings," "An Open Book," "Bound to Please," and "Book by Book."
- Leslie Maitland former New York Times reporter.
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