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September 08, 2020 00:27:30
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#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. ...

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September 01, 2020 00:27:28
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#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? ...

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August 25, 2020 00:27:26
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#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. ...

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August 18, 2020 00:27:34
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#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 […] ...

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August 11, 2020 00:27:27
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#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 […] ...

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August 04, 2020 00:27:30
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#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 […] ...

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