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The Book Show

The Book Show

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30
Plays
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Each week on The Book Show, host Joe Donahue interviews authors about their books, their lives and their craft. It is a celebration of both reading and writers.

Latest Episodes

#1678: Vanessa Veselka “The Great Offshore Grounds” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, Vanessa Veselka’s new novel, The Great Offshore Grounds, tells the story of sisters Livy and Cheyenne as they set out to claim an unusual inheritance from their estranged father. The book explores how individuals begin to navigate ethics and emotions until they find where in the world they belong.

27 min5 d ago
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#1678: Vanessa Veselka “The Great Offshore Grounds” | The Book Show

#1677: Carl Hiaasen “Squeeze Me” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, author Carl Hiaasen discusses hislatest novel Squeeze Me.Hiaasen takes on The Palm Beach social scene – complete with Presidential shenanigans, a missing woman named Kiki Pew, and enormous pythons. Hiaasen writes an award-winning column for The Miami Herald.

27 min1 w ago
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#1677: Carl Hiaasen “Squeeze Me” | The Book Show

#1676: Kurt Anderson “Evil Geniuses: The Unmaking Of America” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, Kurt Anderson discusses his new book Evil Geniuses: The Unmaking of America: A Recent History. Andersen asks the question: When did America give up on fairness?

27 min2 w ago
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#1676: Kurt Anderson “Evil Geniuses: The Unmaking Of America” | The Book Show

#1675: Jhumpa Lahiri “The Penguin Book Of Italian Short Stories” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, Jhumpa Lahiri discusses her recently edited and published work. Lahiri fell in love with the Italian language and literature in 2012. Her new work The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories, features short works of fiction. Some works are appearing in English for the first time.

27 min3 w ago
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#1675: Jhumpa Lahiri “The Penguin Book Of Italian Short Stories” | The Book Show

#1674: Caroline Leavitt “With Or Without You” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, bestselling author Caroline Leavitt’s latest, With or Without You. With Or Without You, tells the story of Stella. When she wakes from a coma she develops an uncanny ability to draw and identify everyone’s innermost feelings. Her husband and best friend, who bonded during her illness, may have formed […]

27 minAUG 19
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#1674: Caroline Leavitt “With Or Without You” | The Book Show

#1673: Emma Donoghue “The Pull Of The Stars” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, Emma Donoghue, author of the novel The Pull of the Stars. The Pull Of The Stars transports readers to 1918 Dublin, in a maternity ward at the height of the Great Flu. Over three days, three women change each other’s lives in unexpected ways. They lose patients to the […]

27 minAUG 12
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#1673: Emma Donoghue “The Pull Of The Stars” | The Book Show

#1672: Chris Wallace “Countdown 1945” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, Veteran Journalist and Fox News Sunday Anchor Chris Wallace, discusses his new book, Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the 116 Days That Changed the World. Wallaces’ book is a behind-the-scenes account leading up to the world’s first use of the atomic bomb during wartime. Countdown 1945, takes readers […]

27 minAUG 5
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#1672: Chris Wallace “Countdown 1945” | The Book Show

#1671: Scott Spencer “An Ocean Without A Shore” | The Book Show

On this week’s Book Show, critically acclaimed author Scott Spencer discusses his new novel An Ocean Without a Shore. A story of frustrated longing, and the lengths we will go for those we love—even if they don’t love us in return. Spencer is known for Endless Love and Man in the Woods.

27 minJUL 29
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#1671: Scott Spencer “An Ocean Without A Shore” | The Book Show

#1670: Kelly Braffet “The Unwilling” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, Kelly Braffet discusses her latest novel – The Unwilling, which is a high stakes coming-of-age tale full of enchantment and political turmoil. Additionally, Braffet has written: Save Yourself, Last Seen Leaving and Josie & Jack.

27 minJUL 22
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#1670: Kelly Braffet “The Unwilling” | The Book Show

#1669: Adam Goodman “The Deportation Machine” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, Adam Goodman discusses his new book The Deportation Machine. Goodman traces the long and troubling history of the US government’s systematic efforts to terrorize and expel immigrants over the past 140 years. Adam Goodman is a Professor of History and Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of […]

27 minJUL 15
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#1669: Adam Goodman “The Deportation Machine” | The Book Show

Latest Episodes

#1678: Vanessa Veselka “The Great Offshore Grounds” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, Vanessa Veselka’s new novel, The Great Offshore Grounds, tells the story of sisters Livy and Cheyenne as they set out to claim an unusual inheritance from their estranged father. The book explores how individuals begin to navigate ethics and emotions until they find where in the world they belong.

27 min5 d ago
Comments
#1678: Vanessa Veselka “The Great Offshore Grounds” | The Book Show

#1677: Carl Hiaasen “Squeeze Me” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, author Carl Hiaasen discusses hislatest novel Squeeze Me.Hiaasen takes on The Palm Beach social scene – complete with Presidential shenanigans, a missing woman named Kiki Pew, and enormous pythons. Hiaasen writes an award-winning column for The Miami Herald.

27 min1 w ago
Comments
#1677: Carl Hiaasen “Squeeze Me” | The Book Show

#1676: Kurt Anderson “Evil Geniuses: The Unmaking Of America” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, Kurt Anderson discusses his new book Evil Geniuses: The Unmaking of America: A Recent History. Andersen asks the question: When did America give up on fairness?

27 min2 w ago
Comments
#1676: Kurt Anderson “Evil Geniuses: The Unmaking Of America” | The Book Show

#1675: Jhumpa Lahiri “The Penguin Book Of Italian Short Stories” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, Jhumpa Lahiri discusses her recently edited and published work. Lahiri fell in love with the Italian language and literature in 2012. Her new work The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories, features short works of fiction. Some works are appearing in English for the first time.

27 min3 w ago
Comments
#1675: Jhumpa Lahiri “The Penguin Book Of Italian Short Stories” | The Book Show

#1674: Caroline Leavitt “With Or Without You” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, bestselling author Caroline Leavitt’s latest, With or Without You. With Or Without You, tells the story of Stella. When she wakes from a coma she develops an uncanny ability to draw and identify everyone’s innermost feelings. Her husband and best friend, who bonded during her illness, may have formed […]

27 minAUG 19
Comments
#1674: Caroline Leavitt “With Or Without You” | The Book Show

#1673: Emma Donoghue “The Pull Of The Stars” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, Emma Donoghue, author of the novel The Pull of the Stars. The Pull Of The Stars transports readers to 1918 Dublin, in a maternity ward at the height of the Great Flu. Over three days, three women change each other’s lives in unexpected ways. They lose patients to the […]

27 minAUG 12
Comments
#1673: Emma Donoghue “The Pull Of The Stars” | The Book Show

#1672: Chris Wallace “Countdown 1945” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, Veteran Journalist and Fox News Sunday Anchor Chris Wallace, discusses his new book, Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the 116 Days That Changed the World. Wallaces’ book is a behind-the-scenes account leading up to the world’s first use of the atomic bomb during wartime. Countdown 1945, takes readers […]

27 minAUG 5
Comments
#1672: Chris Wallace “Countdown 1945” | The Book Show

#1671: Scott Spencer “An Ocean Without A Shore” | The Book Show

On this week’s Book Show, critically acclaimed author Scott Spencer discusses his new novel An Ocean Without a Shore. A story of frustrated longing, and the lengths we will go for those we love—even if they don’t love us in return. Spencer is known for Endless Love and Man in the Woods.

27 minJUL 29
Comments
#1671: Scott Spencer “An Ocean Without A Shore” | The Book Show

#1670: Kelly Braffet “The Unwilling” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, Kelly Braffet discusses her latest novel – The Unwilling, which is a high stakes coming-of-age tale full of enchantment and political turmoil. Additionally, Braffet has written: Save Yourself, Last Seen Leaving and Josie & Jack.

27 minJUL 22
Comments
#1670: Kelly Braffet “The Unwilling” | The Book Show

#1669: Adam Goodman “The Deportation Machine” | The Book Show

This week on The Book Show, Adam Goodman discusses his new book The Deportation Machine. Goodman traces the long and troubling history of the US government’s systematic efforts to terrorize and expel immigrants over the past 140 years. Adam Goodman is a Professor of History and Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of […]

27 minJUL 15
Comments
#1669: Adam Goodman “The Deportation Machine” | The Book Show
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