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NPR Books Watch — 4/17-4/23

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, genre, 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.

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TOTAL book stories for the week: 27

All Things Considered: 5

Diane Rehm: 4

Fresh Air: 4

Morning Edition: 3

NPR.org: 4

Talk of the Nation: 4

Weekend Edition Saturday: 2

Weekend Edition Sunday: 1

* rebroadcast

All Things Considered Ruins Achy  Obejas
All Things Considered Book Reviews / Columbine Dave Cullen
All Things Considered Don’t Cry Mary Gaitskill
All Things Considered Remembrances / ‘Empire Of The Sun’ Novelist Ballard Dies
All Things Considered Three Books … / Stone Soup: Three Cookbooks For Lean Times
Diane Rehm Crash of 2008 and What it Means George Soros
Diane Rehm Different Life, A* Quinn  Bradlee
Diane Rehm Readers Review / Elegance of the Hedgehog, The Muriel  Barbery
Diane Rehm Pearl in the Storm, A Tori Murden  McClure
Fresh Air Empire of the Sun* J.G. Ballard
Fresh Air Shadow Of Sirius, The* W.S. Merwin
Fresh Air Fetish Art of Superman’s Co-creator Craig  Yoe
Fresh Air When You Lie About Your Age Carol Leifer
Morning Edition Arabian Knight Thomas  Lippman 
Morning Edition Columbine Dave Cullen
Morning Edition Not Becoming My Mother Ruth Reichl
NPR.org Books We Like / Pilo Family Circus Will  Elliott
NPR.org Books We Like / Don’t Cry Mary Gaitskill
NPR.org Books We Like / Spoiled Caitlin Macy
NPR.org Book Tour / Rag and Bone Peter  Manseau
Talk of the Nation Garden of Invention Jane S. Smith
Talk of the Nation Columbine Dave Cullen
Talk of the Nation Getting a Grip Monica Seles
Talk of the Nation Challenge for Africa Wangari  Maathai
Weekend Edition Saturday Numbers Dana Dane
Weekend Edition Saturday Closing Time Joe Queenan
Weekend Edition Sunday Humpty Dumpty Was Pushed Marc Blatte

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