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NPR Books Watch — 8/28-9/3

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: 33

All Things Considered: 8

Diane Rehm: 5

 Fresh Air: 6

Morning Edition: 3 4

Talk of the Nation: 4

Weekend Edition Saturday: 1

Weekend Edition Sunday: 2


All Things Considered Strength in What Remains Tracy Kidder
All Things Considered City of Refuge Tom Piazza
All Things Considered Marx’s General Tristram Hunt
All Things Considered Americans, The Robert Frank
All Things Considered Death of Conservatism, The Sam Tanenhaus
All Things Considered Homer & Langley E.L. Doctorow
All Things Considered Catching Fire Suzanne Collins
All Things Considered Google’s Book Scanning Has Authors On Edge    
Diane Rehm My Prison, My Home Haleh  Esfandiari
Diane Rehm Olive Kitteridge* Elizabeth Strout
Diane Rehm In Her Wake Nancy Rappoport
Diane Rehm Poseidon’s Steed Helen Scales
Diane Rehm Rescue Warriors David  Helvarg
Fresh Air Speaking for Spot Nancy Kay
Fresh Air Alex & Me Irene Pepperberg
Fresh Air Animals Make Us Human* Temple Grandin
Fresh Air One Nation Under Dog* Michael Schaffer
Fresh Air Rats* Robert Sullivan
Fresh Air Veterinary Forensics* Melinda  Merck
Morning Edition Undercover Economist Tim Harford
Morning Edition I’m Dying Up Here Bill  Knoedelseder
Morning Edition Lukins, Co-Author Of ‘The Silver Palate’ Dies At 66 Vindication of Love, A Cristina  Nehring Palin’s Father Says She’s Writing a Book This is Where I Leave You Jonathan Tropper Masterpiece Comics R. Sikoryak
Talk of the Nation Catching Fire Richard Wrangham
Talk of the Nation Forward from this Moment Leonard Pitts
Talk of the Nation Test of Our Times, The Tom Ridge
Talk of the Nation What If Amazon Reviewers Took On The Classics?    
Weekend Edition Saturday Late Edition Bob Greene
Weekend Edition Sunday Besa Norman Gershman
Weekend Edition Sunday Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent Thomas B. Allen

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