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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.

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  1. #1680: Ken Follett “The Evening And The Morning” | The Book Show

    This week on The Book Show, Ken Follett. Follett has sold more than 170 million books, including the acclaimed novel The Pillars of Earth. Now, Follett is out with a prequel titled The Evening and the Morning, a historical epic about the world emerging from the Dark Ages. ...


  2. #1679: Sigrid Nunez “What You Are Going Through” | The Book Show

    This week on The Book Show, Sigrid Nunez, looks back to a precarious, pre-pandemic world. In her new book What You Are Going Through, she tells the story of death and companionship, loneliness, and obligation, and as she writes: “Messy life. Unfair life. Life that must be dealt with.” ...


  3. #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 ...


  4. #1677: Carl Hiaasen “Squeeze Me” | The Book Show

    This week on The Book Show, author Carl Hiaasen  discusses his latest 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. ...


  5. #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? ...