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NPR Books Watch — 10/17-10/23

Looks like the NPR shows may have a bit of backlog — more than half of the books below were published in September.

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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 for the week: 19

All Things Considered: 5

Fresh Air: 1

Morning Edition: 2

News & Notes: 2

NPR.org: 4

Talk of the Nation: 3

Tell Me More: 2

All Things Considered Burn and Dodge Sharon Dolin Poetry
All Things Considered Graveyard Book Neil Gaiman Young Adult
All Things Considered Wasted Vigil Nadeem  Aslam  Mystery
All Things Considered Where Three Roads Meet Salley Vickers Literary Fiction
All Things Considered You Must Read This / Groucho Letters Groucho Marx Entertainment
Fresh Air Born Standing Up Steve Martin Entertainment
Morning Edition Olives and Oranges Sara Jenkins Cooking
Morning Edition House at Sugar Beach Helene Cooper Memoir
News & Notes Hog and Hominy Fredrick D. Opie Cooking
News & Notes Capitol Men Phillip  Dray  History
NPR.org Books We Like / Graveyard Book Neil Gaiman Young Adult
NPR.org Book Tour / Brief Wondrous Life Junot Diaz Literary Fiction
NPR.org Books We Like / Exact Replica Elizabeth  McCracken Memoir
NPR.org Books We Like / Right Hanna Rosin Education
Talk of the Nation Tried By War James McPherson History
Talk of the Nation B-List David Sterritt Entertainment
Talk of the Nation Alphabet Juice Roy  Blount, Jr. Pop Culture
Tell Me More Bridge to Literacy John Corcoran Education
Tell Me More Tears of the Desert Halima  Bashir Current Events

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