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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. #1713: Viet Thanh Nguyen "The Committed" | The Book Show

    This week, Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses his new novel, “The Committed.” The book is the long-awaited follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Sympathizer.” It tells the story of a communist double agent and his blood brother, Bon, as they try to overcome their pasts and ensure their futures. ...


  2. #1712 Alison Bechdel "The Secret To Superhuman Strength" | The Book Show

    This week, comics and cultural superstar Alison Bechdel is back with a new graphic novel. Once again she has reinvented memoir, as she did with “Fun Home”, this time by telling her life story decade by decade through the lens of her lifelong obsession with exercise. Her new graphic memoir is ...


  3. #1711: Flynn Berry "Northern Spy" | The Book Show

    This week, we speak with Edgar Award-winning author Flynn Berry. Berry discusses her latest, Northern Spy, a thriller about the contemporary IRA, and two sisters who find themselves caught in the middle of the re-escalating sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland. ...


  4. #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…) ...


  5. #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. ...