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June 08, 2021 00:27:43
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#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…) ...

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June 01, 2021 00:27:43
#1715: Michael Lewis "The Premonition" | The Book Show

#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. (more…) ...

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May 25, 2021 00:27:31
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#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 his life in “Brat: An ’80s Story.” (more…) ...

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May 18, 2021 00:27:41
#1713: Viet Thanh Nguyen "The Committed" | The Book Show

#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. (more…) ...

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May 11, 2021 00:27:40
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#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 “The Secret to Superhuman Strength.” (more…) ...

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May 04, 2021 00:27:34
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#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. (more…) ...

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