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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. #1718: Chris Matthews "This Country" | The Book Show

    This week, host Joe Donahue speaks with New York Times bestselling author and former host of MSNBC’s Hardball, Chris Matthews. The pair discuss Matthews’ new book; “This Country: My Life in Politics and History,” which offers a panoramic portrait of post–World War II America through the story of his life and ...

    06/22/2021

  2. #1717: Maggie Shipstead "Great Circle" | The Book Show

    This week, Maggie Shipstead discusses her new book “Great Circle.” The novel tracks the lives of Marian Graves and her twin brother; as she chases her dream of becoming the first pilot to circumnavigate the globe north-south. ...

    06/15/2021

  3. #1716: Jake Tapper "The Devil May Dance" | The Book Show

    This week, CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent and New York Times best-selling author Jake Tapper discusses his new thriller, “The Devil May Dance.” (more…) ...

    06/08/2021

  4. #1715: Michael Lewis "The Premonition" | The Book Show

    This week, bestselling author Michael Lewis discusses his new book, “The Premonition: A Pandemic Story.” The non-fiction thriller pits a band of medical visionaries against the wall of ignorance that was the official response of the Trump administration to the COVID-19 outbreak. ...

    06/01/2021

  5. #1714: Andrew McCarthy "Brat: An 80's Story"|The Book Show

    This week, Andrew McCarthy’s movie roles in “Pretty in Pink,” “St. Elmo’s Fire,” “Weekend at Bernie’s,” and “Less Than Zero” made him a star.  He’s considered one of the so-called “Brat Pack” – which has come to represent both a genre of film and an era of pop culture. He writes about that decade of ...

    05/25/2021