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NPR Books Watch — 10/23-10/29

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 (31 last week)

All Things Considered: 6 (10 LW)

Diane Rehm: 4 (4 LW)

Fresh Air: 5 (5 LW)

Morning Edition: 2 (4 LW) 8 (1 LW)

Talk of the Nation: 4 (3  LW)

Tell Me More: 0 (1 LW)

Weekend Edition Saturday: 0 (2 LW)

Weekend Edition Sunday: 2 (1 LW) Chronic City Jonathan Lethem B. Smith Cooks Southern-Style B. Smith
All Things Considered War That Killed Achilles Caroline Alexander
All Things Considered All Cakes Considered Melissa Gray
All Things Considered Museum of Innocence, The Orhan Pamuk
All Things Considered Selling of the American Economy, The Micheline Maynard
All Things Considered Dreams, The Naguib  Mahfouz
All Things Considered Three Hauntingly Unforgettable Literary Houses    
Diane Rehm Superfreakonomics Steven  Levitt
Diane Rehm Public Produce* Darrin  Nordahl
Diane Rehm Louisa May Alcott Harriet  Reisen
Diane Rehm Ayn Rand and the World She Made Anne Heller
Fresh Air Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
Fresh Air Weekends at Bellevue Julie Holland 
Fresh Air Fourth Star, The Greg Jaffe
Fresh Air Children of Dust Ali Eteraz
Fresh Air Big Burn, The Timothy Egan
Morning Edition Cartoons That Shook the World, The Jytte  Klausen 
Morning Edition Palin Books Hit Store Shelves Nov. 17 Fidel y Raul, mis hermanos Juanita Castrp Blame Michelle Huneven Noir Brian  Azzarello Humbling, The Philip Roth   Andre Agassi American Fantastic Tales Peter  Straub
Talk of the Nation Age of Empathy, The Frans de Waal
Talk of the Nation Woman Among Warlords, A Malalai Joya
Talk of the Nation Living and Loving Out Loud Cornel West
Weekend Edition Sunday I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil Josh Lieb
Weekend Edition Sunday Wolf Hall Hilary Mantel

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