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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  1. #1604 – Dave Eggers

    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.” ...

    04/16/2019

  2. #1603 – David McCraw

    David McCraw is the top newsroom lawyer for the New York Times during the most turbulent era for journalism in generations. In short: if you’ve read a controversial story in the paper since the Bush administration, it went across his desk first. McCraw is at the center of the paper’s ...

    04/09/2019

  3. #1602 – Frances Mayes

    Frances Mayes has spent thirty years splitting her time between her native United States and adopted home in Tuscany and writing bestselling books, including the classic, “Under the Tuscan Sun.” In her latest, “See You In the Piazza,” she and her husband hit the road to explore the country afresh from ...

    04/02/2019

  4. #1601 – Sarah McColl

    Mining the dual losses of both her young marriage and her beloved mother, debut author Sarah McColl confronts her identity as a woman, walking lightly in the footsteps of the woman who came before her and clinging fast to the joy she left behind. Her new book is: “Joy Enough: ...

    03/26/2019

  5. #1600 – Roger McNamee

    Roger McNamee is former mentor to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and then reluctantly became a critic of the way big tech companies like Facebook and Google are abusing their users’ trust. His new book is: “Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe.” ...

    03/19/2019