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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. #1691: Off-The-Shelf With James Patterson | The Book Show

    This week on The Book Show, we present an off-the-shelf conversation with James Patterson.  Patterson is a bestselling author and joins us to discuss his three latest books: The Last Days of John Lennon, Deadly Cross, and NYPD Red 6. This off-the-shelf conversation was recorded via zoom and was presented ...


  2. #1690: Jo Nesbo “The Kingdom” | The Book Show

    This week on The Book Show, Jo Nesbo’s discusses his dark, gripping new standalone thriller, The Kingdom. Nesbo tells the story of two brothers, and a homecoming that turns deadly bringing long-buried family secrets to the surface.   ...


  3. #1689: Fannie Flagg “The Wonder Boy Of Whistle Stop” | The Book Show

    This week on The Book Show, Fannie Flagg discusses her sequel to the New York Times bestseller Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café. The new novel, The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop; traces what happened to the beloved characters in Fried Green Tomatoes.     ...


  4. #1688: Lydia Davis “Essays One” | The Book Show

    This week on The Book Show, we speak with Lydia Davis about her new work Essays One. Davis is a writer whose originality, influence, and wit are beyond compare. Best known for her masterful short stories and translations, Davis’s gifts extend equally to her nonfiction. In Essays One, Davis has ...


  5. #1687: Roddy Doyle “Love” | The Book Show

    In Roddy Doyle’s latest novel Love, Joe and Davy are two old friends who meet at a Dublin pub for a night of reconnecting and hard-drinking. Joe has a burning secret; Davy has a concealed sorrow. Doyle is the Booker Prize-winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha and The ...