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NPR Books Watch — 8/7-8/13

Here are the NPR interviews for the last 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.


TOTAL book stories for the past week: 30

All Things Considered: 5

Diane Rehm: 4

Fresh Air: 4

Morning Edition: 8 4

Talk of the Nation: 2

Weekend Edition Saturday: 1

Weekend Edition Sunday: 2


All Things Considered Confessions of Edward Day Valerie Martin
All Things Considered Major Farran’s Hat David  Cesarani
All Things Considered My Guilty Pleasure / Peyton Place Grace  Metalious
All Things Considered Magicians, The Lev Grossman
All Things Considered Defector, The Daniel Silva
All Things Considered Girl Who Played with Fire Steig Larsson
Diane Rehm Battle for America 2008, The Dan Balz
Diane Rehm In Fed We Trust* David  Wessel
Diane Rehm In Praise of Doubt Peter  Berger
Diane Rehm Confessions of Edward Day, The Valerie  Martin
Fresh Air Julia Child: An American, Forever In Paris    
Fresh Air Role Models John Waters
Fresh Air Inherent Vice Thomas Pynchon
Fresh Air Retail Revolution Nelson  Lichtenstein
Morning Edition Death Message Mark  Billingham
Morning Edition Rain Gods James Lee Burke
Morning Edition Murder in the Latin Quarter Cara Black
Morning Edition A Classic List Of Must-Read Children’s Books    
Morning Edition Collateral Damaged Charles Geisst
Morning Edition Quiet Flame, A Philip Kerr
Morning Edition Is The Recession Hurting Women’s Fiction?    
Morning Edition Fabulous Feud of Gilbert and Sullivan Jonah Winter Everything Matters! Ron Currie Swimming Nicola Keegan Chew John Layman Love Warps the Mind a Little John Dufresne
Talk of the Nation Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens Frank Oppenheim
Talk of the Nation American Chinatown Bonnie Tsui
Weekend Edition Saturday Battle for America 2008, The Dan Balz
Weekend Edition Sunday Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder Rebecca Wells
Weekend Edition Sunday Wrestling with Moses Anthony Flint

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