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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. #1710: Amity Gaige "Sea Wife" | The Book Show

    This week on The Book Show, Amity Gaige discusses her book, Sea Wife. A transporting novel about marriage, family, and love in a time of turmoil. (more…) ...


  2. #1709: Sarah Conley "Landslide" | The Book Show

    This week, in Susan Conley’s new novel Landslide, a mother is caring for her two teenage sons while everything else, her marriage and the fishing industry her New England community relies on, threatens to crumble around her. ...


  3. #1708: Russell Banks "Foregone" | The Book Show

    This week, Russell Banks discusses his new book, Foregone. In the book, we meet leftist documentary filmmaker Leonard Fife. Fife is one of sixty thousand draft evaders and deserters who fled to Canada to avoid serving in Vietnam. Now, in his late seventies, he is dying of cancer and ...


  4. #1707: Donna Leon "Transient Desires" | The Book Show

    This week, Donna Leon discusses her latest installment of the Guido Brunetti mystery novels, “Transient Desires.” The series explores myriad social issues facing the city of Venice, Italy. (more…) ...


  5. #1706: Imbolo Mbue "How Beautiful We Were" | The Book Show

    This week, New York Times best-selling novelist Imbolo Mbue discusses his new novel, How Beautiful We Were. The book is a sweeping, wrenching story about the collision of a small African village and an American oil company. ...