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NPR Books Watch Contest 5/30-6/12

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 book stories these past two weeks: 41

All Things Considered: 6

BookTour: 2

The Bryant Park Project: 4

Day to Day: 2

Fresh Air: 8

Morning Edition: 6

Talk of the Nation: 6

Tell Me More: 2

Weekend Edition Saturday: 2

Weekend Edition Sunday: 3

All Things Considered Mean and Lowly Things Kate Jackson
All Things Considered Summer Books to Feed Your Literary Addiction
All Things Considered Book of Other People, The Zadie Smith
All Things Considered Three Books…
All Things Considered Enchantress of Florence Salman Rushdie
All Things Considered Three Books About Our Affair with Movies
BookTour Legend of Colton H. Bryant, The Alexandra Fuller
BookTour Billionaire’s Vinegar, The Benjamin  Wallace
Bryant Park Project, The BPP Book Club Meeting (Anansi Boys) Neil Gaiman
Bryant Park Project, The Now the Hell Will Start Brendan Koerner
Bryant Park Project, The Petropolis Anya Ulinich
Bryant Park Project, The You Are a Miserable Excuse for a Hero Robert Powers
Day to Day Now the Hell Will Start Brendan Koerner
Day to Day Writer Remembers the Death of RFK Pete Hamill
Fresh Air What Happened: Inside the Bush White House Scott McClellan
Fresh Air Make Gentle The Life of this World* Max Kennedy
Fresh Air RFK: A Memoir* Jack  Newfield
Fresh Air Time It Was, A: Bobby Kennedy in the Sixties Bill  Eppridge
Fresh Air Descent into Chaos Ahmed Rashid
Fresh Air Wisdom of Whores, The Elizabeth  Pisani 
Fresh Air Exiles Ron  Hansen
Fresh Air Nuclear Family Vacation Nathan  Hodge 
Morning Edition House on Fortune Street, The Margot Livesey
Morning Edition Counselor: A Life at the Edge of History Ted  Sorensen
Morning Edition In Character (Jo March, Everyone’s Favorite Little Woman)
Morning Edition While America Aged Roger Lowenstein
Morning Edition Thabo Mbeki Mark Gevisser
Morning Edition Tiny ‘Harry Potter’ Prequel Sells for $48,000
Talk of the Nation What It Is Lynda Barry
Talk of the Nation What Happened: Inside the Bush White House Scott McClellan
Talk of the Nation I Still Have It  Rita Rudner
Talk of the Nation I Still Have It Rita Rudner
Talk of the Nation Panic in Level 4 Richard Preston
Talk of the Nation Beautiful Struggle Ta-Nehisi  Coates
Tell Me More Truancy Isamu Fukui
Tell Me More End of Food, The Paul Roberts
Weekend Edition Saturday Visitor for Bear, A Bonny Becker
Weekend Edition Saturday William Wilberforce William Hague
Weekend Edition Sunday Blue Zones, The Dan  Buettner 
Weekend Edition Sunday Invisible Nation Quil Lawrence
Weekend Edition Sunday Bush Administration Besieged by Critical Books    

June 13, 2008 - Posted by | NPR Books Watch | , , , , , , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. […] NPR Books Watch Contest 5/30-6/12 BookTour Legend of Colton H. Bryant, The Alexandra Fuller. BookTour Billionaire’s Vinegar, The Benjamin  Wallace… […]

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