The Book Show

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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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Latest Episodes…

  1. #1616: Casey Cep’s “Furious Hours”

    Casey Cep’s “Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee,” looks at the dual mysteries of a notorious crime and a famous novelist’s attempt to write about it. Cep brings the story to life, from the shocking murders to the courtroom drama to the racial politics of ...

    07/09/2019

  2. #1614: Journalist Ruth Reichl Discusses Latest Book “Save Me the Plums”

    Ruth Reichl is an award-winning journalist, honored with six James Beard Awards for her journalism, magazine feature writing, and criticism. Her latest book, “Save Me the Plums,” chronicles her groundbreaking tenure as editor in chief of Gourmet Magazine. The book is also a commentary on the revolutionary world of food ...

    06/25/2019

  3. #1613: Rick Atkinson’s “The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777”

    Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson, who wrote the best-selling “Liberation” trilogy about the American effort in Europe during the Second World War, has now written the first book in a new trilogy to tell the story of the war that made America. It’s called “The British Are Coming: The War ...

    06/18/2019

  4. #1611: Author Dave Eggers’ Latest “The Parade: A Novel”

    From the bestselling author of “A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius,” “The Circle,” “A Hologram for the King,” and “What Is the What” comes a taut, suspenseful story of two visitors’ role in a nation’s fragile peace. Dave Eggers’ latest is “The Parade: A Novel.” ...

    06/04/2019

  5. #1610: New York Times Bestselling Author David McCullough’s “The Pioneers”

    Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, New York Times Bestselling author, and master historian David McCullough rediscovers an important and dramatic chapter in the American story with his latest, “The Pioneers.” In it he tells the story of the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers. ...

    05/28/2019