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NPR Books Watch — 1/9-1/15

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: 21

All Things Considered: 1

Diane Rehm: 4

Fresh Air: 4

Morning Edition: 2 3

Talk of the Nation: 2

Tell Me More: 1

Weekend Edition Saturday:  2

All Things Considered Three Books …/ ‘Lost’ Literature: Not Just For Desert Islands      
Diane Rehm Chaplin Stephen  Weissman Biography
Diane Rehm Street Gang (Rebroadcast) Michael Davis Entertainment
Diane Rehm Hemingses of Monticello Annette  Gordon-Reed History
Diane Rehm Myth of American Exceptionalism Godfrey Hodgson Politics
Fresh Air Rules of the Game Leonard  Downie Jr Mystery
Fresh Air Plunder and Blunder Dean Baker Business
Fresh Air Appetite for Self-Destruction Steve Knopper Entertainment
Fresh Air Two Billion Cars Daniel Sperling Environment
Morning Edition Obama: A New Force In Publishing      
Morning Edition        
News & Notes Self-Publishing The Best Option For Black Authors?      
News & Notes My Fathers’ Daughter Hannah Poole Memoir Books We Like / Getting Ghost Luke  Bergmann Current Events American Buffalo Steven Rinella Science Book Tour / People’s History Dave Zirin Sports
Talk of the Nation Annals of Gullability Stephen  Greenspan Psychology
Talk of the Nation Inheritance David  Sanger Politics
Tell Me More Bicycles Nikki Giovanni Poetry
Weekend Edition Saturday Songs for the Butchers Daughter Peter  Manseau Literary Fiction
Weekend Edition Saturday Men Are Stupid…  Joan Rivers Health

January 16, 2009 - Posted by | NPR Books Watch | , , , , , ,

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