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. #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

  2. #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

  3. #1599 – Susan Orlean

    Susan Orlean’s latest bestseller, “The Library Book,” is an investigation into a 1986 fire at the Los Angeles Central Library that consumed 400,000 volumes and damaged another 700,000. In addition to shedding light on what happened, it is a celebration for an institution she’s cherished since she was a kid. ...

    03/12/2019

  4. #1598 – Akiko Busch

    In our increasingly networked and image-saturated lives, the notion of disappearing has never been both more enchanting. A lifelong student and observer of the natural world, Akiko Busch, set out to explore her own uneasiness with this arrangement. Her new book, “How to Disappear: Notes on Invisibility in a Time ...

    03/05/2019

  5. #1597 – Christopher Castellani

    Christopher Castellani’s new novel, “Leading Men,” is a story of desire, artistic ambition, and the consequences of unspoken words. We meet playwright Tennessee Williams and his longtime partner Frank Merlo when they take a mysterious Swedish actress under their wing, setting in motion a chain of events that will alter ...

    02/26/2019