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NPR Books Watch (5/2-5/8)

Anyone who emails me the imprints of all the books listed (or houses if no imprint is available) will win the NPR Books Grid for the prior week that includes, in addition to the information below, interviewer, pub date, imprint, post-interview Amazon ranking, pre-interview ranking (if the book was mentioned on Shelf Awareness and I was able to look up the number before the interview), subject category and interview hyperlink.

TOTAL books stories this week: 25

All Things Considered: 2 (Alan Cheuse reviewed three books in his segment.)

BookTour: 1

Bryant Park Project: 3

Day to Day: 1

Fresh Air: 6

Morning Edition: 4 2

Talk of the Nation: 1

Tell Me More: 1

Weekend Edition Saturday: 2

Weekend Edition Sunday: 2


All Things Considered Shark’s Fin and Sichuan Pepper Fuchsia   Dunlop
All Things Considered Wild Nights! Joyce Carol Oates
All Things Considered Stone Gods, The Jeanette Winterson
All Things Considered Lavinia Ursula LeGuin
BookTour Unaccustomed Earth Jhumpa Lahiri
Bryant Park Project, The N/A (‘BPP’ Book Club Gears Up for Author Talk)    
Bryant Park Project, The God of Animals, The Aryn Kyle
Bryant Park Project, The Contested Waters Jeff  Wiltse
Day to Day Bang Brian  May
Fresh Air Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, The* Junot Diaz
Fresh Air Songs of Innocence Charles  Ardai
Fresh Air Hardheaded Weather Cornelius Eady
Fresh Air Assault on Reason, The Al Gore
Fresh Air Wiser in Battle Ricardo S.  Sanchez
Fresh Air Suspicions of Mr. Whicher, The Kate Summerscale
Morning Edition Girl with no Shaow, The Joanne Harris
Morning Edition Boots on the Ground Mary Tillman
Morning Edition N/A (Ayn Rand Studies on Campus, Courtesy of BB&T)    
Morning Edition Audition Barbara Walters Excerpt (The New Asian Hemisphere) Kishore Mahbubani N/A (You Must Read This) Marisa De Los Santos
Talk of the Nation Film Club, The David  Gilmour
Tell Me More Mommy Wars Leslie Morgan  Steiner
Weekend Edition Saturday My Guy Barbaro Edgar  Prado 
Weekend Edition Saturday Book of Dahlia, The Elisa  Albert
Weekend Edition Sunday Plague of Doves, The Louise Erdrich
Weekend Edition Sunday Playing the Changes David Berger

May 8, 2008 - Posted by | NPR Books Watch | , , , , , , , , , ,

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