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Browse More Than 250 Standout Titles From 2014 Selected By NPR Staff And Cri...
This year, Fresh Air's book critic rejects the tyranny of the decimal system and picks 12 titles published in 2014 — all with characters, scenes and voices that linger long past the last page.
Timothy Spall says he had to use a lot of empathy to play a character like M...
The 19th century painter wasn't always "very pleasant" and he was a "man of massive contradictions," Spall says. So Spall says he had to "dig deep" to play the title role in Mr. Turner.