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NPR Books Watch — 9/19-9/25

Slim pickings this week — 14 book stories, of which only eight were interviews.  (The rest were on-air reviews / commentaries.)


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 for the week: 14

All Things Considered: 3

Fresh Air: 2

Morning Edition: 2 3

Talk of the Nation: 1

Weekend Edition Saturday: 2

Weekend Edition Sunday: 1

All Things Considered You Must Read This / Cosmicomics Italo Calvino Science Fiction
All Things Considered Wasted Vigil, The Nadeem Islam Literary Fiction
All Things Considered Three Books … / Angst Lurks Behind The Lawn Mower
Fresh Air Books We Like / Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Stieg  Larsson Literary Fiction
Fresh Air Ayatollah Begs To Differ, The Hooman  Majd Politics
Morning Edition Anglo Files, The Sarah  Lyall History
Morning Edition Pieces of My Heart Robert Wagner Entertainment Books We Like / Home Marilynne  Robinson Literary Fiction Books We Like / Nothing To Be Frightened Of Julian Barnes Literary Fiction Book Tour / The Gargoyle Andrew  Davidson Literary Fiction
Talk of the Nation Hemingses of Monticello, The Annette  Gordon-Reed History
Weekend Edition Saturday Home Marilynne  Robinson Literary Fiction
Weekend Edition Saturday Tim and Tom Tim  Reid Entertainment
Weekend Edition Sunday ??? E. Ethelbert Miller Memoir

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