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. #1589 – Tara Westover

    Tara Westover’s memoir, “Educated,” has made its way to the number one spot on the New York Times bestsellers list. She tells her story of being a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University. Originally aired ...

    01/01/2019

  2. #1588 – Tommy Orange

    Tommy Orange’s powerful and urgent Native American voice has exploded onto the landscape of contemporary fiction. His debut novel, “There There,” interweaves the experiences of twelve people who gather in Oakland for a pow wow. It is a multigenerational story about violence, recovery, hope, and loss. Originally aired as The ...

    12/25/2018

  3. #1587 – Andre Dubus III

    Andre Dubus III’s first novel in a decade, “Gone So Long,” is a story filled with thrilling tension and heartrending empathy. It tells about a father, estranged for the worst of reasons, driven to seek out the daughter he has not seen in decades – exploring how the wounds of ...

    12/18/2018