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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. #1652: Paul Krugman’s “Arguing With Zombies” | The Book Show

    Nobel Prize-winning economist, Paul Krugman, is one of the most recognizable and trusted voices on economics and policy today. In his new book “Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics and the Fight for a Better Future,” Krugman explains the complexities of health care, housing bubbles, tax reform and Social Security. ...

    03/18/2020

  2. #1651: Patrick Radden Keefe’s “Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland” | The Book Show

    Patrick Radden Keefe, a staff writer for the New Yorker, is the author the best-selling: “Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland.” In the book, Keefe explores the disappearance of Jean McConville (a widowed young mother of ten children) and explores the broader context of ...

    03/11/2020

  3. #1650: Diane Rehm’s “When My Time Comes” | The Book Show

    Renowned radio host Diane Rehm joins us this week to discuss her new book, “When My Time Comes,” which addresses the urgent, hotly contested cause of the Right-to-Die movement, of which she is one of the most inspiring champions. ...

    03/03/2020

  4. #1648: Tom Shachtman’s “The Founding Fortunes” | The Book Show

    In the new book, “The Founding Fortunes,” historian Tom Shachtman reveals the ways in which a dozen notable Revolutionaries deeply affected the finances and birth of the new country while making and losing their fortunes. ...

    02/27/2020

  5. #1649: Erik Larson’s “The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz,” | The Book Show

    Erik Larson is known for expertly transporting readers to past worlds. Even stories we think we know come to life in a different way once in his hands. His latest, “The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz,” takes us into the heart ...

    02/27/2020