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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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October 05, 2021 00:27:39
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#1733: Amitava Kumar "A Time Outside This Time" | The Book Show

This week, author Amitava Kumar’s new novel, “A Time Outside This Time,” is set at a writer’s retreat and reflects on the issues of...

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September 28, 2021 00:27:41
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#1732: Maggie Smith "Goldenrod" | The Book Show

Pushcart Prizewinning poet Maggie Smith gained star status with her breakout bestseller “Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change.” Now with “Goldenrod,” Smith...

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September 21, 2021 00:27:41
#1731: Peter Heller "The Guide" | The Book Show

#1731: Peter Heller "The Guide" | The Book Show

This week, Peter Heller’s new novel, “The Guide,” takes place against the backdrop of his home state of Colorado. It follows a young man,...

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September 14, 2021 00:27:34
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#1730: Paula Hawkins "A Slow Fire Burning" | The Book Show

This week, with one of the longest-running bestselling adult hardcovers in publishing history, “The Girl on the Train,” Paula Hawkins became an international publishing...

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September 07, 2021 00:27:41
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#1729: Lisa Napoli “Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie" | The Book Show

This week, we discuss the new book “Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR” by journalist Lisa...

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August 31, 2021 00:27:36
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#1728: Patricia Engel "Infinite Country" | The Book Show

This week, in her new novel “Infinite Country,” acclaimed author Patricia Engel gives voice to five family members as they navigate the particular challenges...

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