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Byline: Chris Hewitt
Jonathan Rivers is a husband, a father and _ given that everyone he meets dies almost immediately _ not a guy you want to invite into your book club.
Rivers is the hero of the inane ghost story, "White Noise," an architect (and, judging from the house where he lives, not a good one) who is grieving over the death of his wife. Then, a stranger tells him he receives communications from the dead _ blurry, indistinct messages that come to him over the radio or computer _ and instead of saying, "Yeah, that could be somebody from the Great Beyond chatting with us, but it could also be you trying to listen to a Norah Jones song on an AM radio …