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NPR Books Watch — 8/14-8/20

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: 23

 All Things Considered: 3

Diane Rehm: 4

Fresh Air: 3

Morning Edition: 3 3

Talk of the Nation: 4

Tell Me More: 2

Weekend Edition Saturday: 1


All Things Considered Dear President Obama Bruce  Kluger
All Things Considered Three Books … / Books About Music? They Don’t Have To Sound Flat    
All Things Considered Glass of Water, A Jimmy Santiago Baca
Diane Rehm What Else But Home Michael  Rosen
Diane Rehm Battle for America 2008, The Dan Balz
Diane Rehm To Live or to Perish Forever Nicholas  Schmidle
Diane Rehm Price of Perfection Max  Mehlman
Fresh Air Happy Marriage, A Rafael Yglesias
Fresh Air That Old Cape Magic Richard Russo
Fresh Air Losing the News Alex Jones
Morning Edition Paper Butterfly Diane Wei Liang
Morning Edition After 67 Years, Archie Chooses Veronica    
Morning Edition Mysteries You Might Have Missed Along the Way My Father’s Tears John Updike Asterios Polyp David Mazzucchelli Perfect Life Jessica Shattuck
Talk of the Nation Craft of Cheesemaking Liz Thorpe
Talk of the Nation Too Good to be True Erin Arvudlund
Talk of the Nation Little House On The Prairie’s’ Wilder Women    
Talk of the Nation Born Round Frank Bruni
Tell Me More Love and Obstacles Aleksandar Hemon
Tell Me More Acceptance David L.  Marcus
Weekend Edition Saturday Personal Effects J.C. Hutchins

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