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NPR Books Watch — 8/1-8/7

The Olympics start today!  Hope everyone makes it out alive.  You really have to wonder whose decision it was to have athletes compete in a place that requires RESPIRATORS.

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Here are the NPR interviews for this week.  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), and interview hyperlink.

TOTAL book stories: 24

All Things Considered: 5

Booktour: 1

Fresh Air: 4

Morning Edition: 3

News & Notes: 2

NPR.org: 5

Weekend Edition Saturday: 3

Weekend Edition Sunday: 1

All Things Considered Dark Horse Ralph Reed Literary Fiction
All Things Considered Condition, The Jennifer Haigh Literary Fiction
All Things Considered Three Books … / In Praise Of Pithy      
All Things Considered Challenge, The Jonathan Mahler Current Events
All Things Considered Three Books … / Sizzling, Sexy South Beach Books Mary Kennedy  
Booktour.org Rome 1960 David Maraniss Sports
Fresh Air Wrecking Crew, The Thomas Frank Politics
Fresh Air Black, White and Dead All Over John Darnton Mystery
Fresh Air Meltdown Mike Chinoy History
Fresh Air Way of the World, The Ron Suskind Politics
Morning Edition Lace Reader, The Brunonia  Barry Mystery
Morning Edition Way of the World, The Ron Suskind Politics
Morning Edition Why We Hate Us Dick Meyer Current Events
News & Notes Drifting Toward Love Kai Wright Hispanic
News & Notes Change in the Weather Mark McEwen Health
NPR.org Underground America Peter Orner Current Events
NPR.org Book of Chameleons, The Jose Eduardo  Agualusa Literary Fiction
NPR.org Books We Like / Stop Me If You’ve Heard This Jim Holt Pop Culture
NPR.org No Way Home Carlos Acosta Biography
NPR.org Books We Like / Nightwood Djuna Barnes Literary Fiction
Weekend Edition Saturday Anne of Green Gables L.M. Montgomery Young Adult
Weekend Edition Saturday 19th Wife, The David Ebershoff Mystery
Weekend Edition Saturday Proust Was a Neuroscientist Jonah Lehrer Science
Weekend Edition Sunday Road Trip Journal, A Stephen Shore Travel

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