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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. #1628: Edwidge Danticat’s “Everything Inside”

    Edwidge Danticat’s new book “Everything Inside” is a collection of stories about community, family, and love. Set in locales from Miami and Port-au-Prince to a small unnamed country in the Caribbean, “Everything Inside” is at once wide in scope and intimate as it explores the forces that pull us together ...


  2. #1627: Malcolm Gladwell’s New Book “Talking To Strangers”

    Malcolm Gladwell’s books bestselling books include “The Tipping Point,” “Blink” and “Outliers.” In his first book in six years, “Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know,” Gladwell offers an examination of our interactions with strangers and why they often go so terribly wrong. ...


  3. #1625: Bob Berman’s New Book “Earth-Shattering”

    The majority of celestial space is inactive and will remain forever unruffled. But when cosmic violence does unfold, it changes the very fabric of the universe, with mega-explosions and ripple effects that reach the near limits of human comprehension. In his new book “Earth-Shattering,” astronomy writer Bob Berman investigates these ...


  4. #1624: Ibram X. Kendi’s “How To Be An Antiracist”

    Ibram X. Kendi is the founding Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University. He is also a columnist at The Atlantic and Author of “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America,” which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction. His latest ...


  5. #1622: Sister Helen Prejean’s “River Of Fire

    Sister Helen Prejean is considered one of the nation’s foremost leaders in efforts to abolish the death penalty. In her new book, “River of Fire,” she shares the story of her growth as a spiritual leader, speaks out about the challenges of the Catholic Church, and shows that joy and ...