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Latest Episodes…

  1. #1724: Jim Shepard "Phase Six" | The Book Show

    This week, Jim Shepard discusses his latest book “Phase Six.” The novel is about the next pandemic that reads like a fictional sequel to our current crisis. Shepard is also the author of seven previous novels including, “The Book of Aron.” Photo courtesy of Random House. ...


  2. #1723: James Ellroy "Widespread Panic" | The Book Show

    This week, from the modern master of noir James Ellroy, comes the new novel “Widespread Panic;” about the malevolent monarch of the 1950s Hollywood Underground. The novel is a tale of pervasive paranoia teeming with communist conspiracies, FBI finks, celebrity smut films, and strange bedfellows. Photo courtesy of Knopf. ...


  3. #1722: T.J. Newman "Falling" | The Book Show

    This week, Former flight attendant T. J. Newman wrote much of her new novel, “Falling,” on cross-country red-eye flights while her passengers were asleep. “Falling” follows pilot Bill Hoffman after he’s been given an impossible choice: crash the plane he’s currently flying, or let his kidnapped family die. Photo courtesy of Avid Reader Press. ...


  4. #1721: Elizabeth Brundage "The Vanishing Point" | The Book Show

    This week, Elizabeth Brundage discusses her new book “The Vanishing Point,” which takes a close look at relationships; the mistakes we make early on that inform our destinies and the troubling things we sometimes do in the name of love. Photo courtesy of Little, Brown, and Company. ...


  5. #1720: Megha Majumdar "A Burning" | The Book Show

    This week, Megha Majumdar discusses her book, “A Burning.” The novel centers around three characters following a terrorist attack in India. This episode originally aired in June 2020. Photo courtesy of Knopf. ...