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NPR Books Watch — 10/30-11/5

Check out the new NPR Books feature “What We’re Reading.”


 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: 29 (30 last week)

All Things Considered: 7 (6 LW)

Diane Rehm: 5 (4 LW)

Fresh Air: 4 (5  LW)

Morning Edition: 2 (2 LW) 4 (8  LW)

Talk of the Nation: 3 (4 LW)

Tell Me More: 0 (0 LW)

Weekend Edition Saturday: 2 (0 LW)

Weekend Edition Sunday: 2 (2 LW)

All Things Considered Give My Poor Heart Ease William Ferris
All Things Considered Ayn Rand and the World She Made Anne Heller
All Things Considered Eating Animals Jonathan Safran Foer
All Things Considered Momofuku Dave Chang
All Things Considered Googled Ken Auletta
All Things Considered When the Game was Ours Larry Byrd
All Things Considered Flood Of Palin Books To Hit Shelves    
Diane Rehm Year of the Flood, The Margaret Atwood
Diane Rehm Her Fearful Symmetry Audrey Niffeneger
Diane Rehm Man of Constant Sorrow Ralph Stanley
Diane Rehm Dracula is Dead Jim  Rosapepe
Diane Rehm Lacuna, The Barbara Kingsolver
Fresh Air Googled Ken Auletta
Fresh Air Lit Mary Karr
Fresh Air Lacuna, The Barbara Kingsolver
Fresh Air Audacity to Win, The  David Plouffe
Morning Edition Nigella Christmas Nigella Lawson
Morning Edition My Paper Chase Harold Evans Three Books … / Devilishly Good Books Terrify … And Delight Superfreakonomics Steven  Levitt What We’re Reading Becoming Americans Ilan Stavans
Talk of the Nation Dinner with a Cannibal Carol Travis-Henikoff
Talk of the Nation Book of Genesis Illustrated, The R. Crumb
Talk of the Nation Obamanos! Hendrik Hertzberg
Weekend Edition Saturday American Fantastic Tales Peter  Straub
Weekend Edition Saturday Momofuku Dave Chang
Weekend Edition Sunday I Know How to Cook Ginette Mathiot
Weekend Edition Sunday Moon River and Me Andy Williams

November 6, 2009 - Posted by | NPR Books Watch | , , , , , , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. Hi,

    This is my first time here. Actually i never heard about NPR book before. What is NPR actually? it is company or what?

    Comment by Mantra | November 6, 2009 | Reply

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