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NPR Books Watch — 2/4-2/11

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.

* indicates the interview is a rebroadcast.


TOTAL book stories for the past week: 30 (27 last week)

All Things Considered: 7 (6 LW)

Diane Rehm: 3 (3LW)

Fresh Air: 2 (5  LW)

Morning Edition: 4 (3 LW) 5 (5 LW)

Talk of the Nation: 1 (4 LW)

Tell Me More: 2 (1 LW)

Weekend Edition Saturday: 2 (0 LW)

Weekend Edition Sunday: 3 (0LW)

All Things Considered Immortal Life of Henriette Lacks Rebecca Skloot
All Things Considered Country Driving Peter  Hessler
All Things Considered Ransom David  Malouf
All Things Considered Lost Books of the Odyssey, The Zachary Mason
All Things Considered Sexually, I’m More of a Switzerland David Rose
All Things Considered Postmistress, The Sarah Blake
All Things Considered Wintry Literature For A Snowy Day    
All Things Considered Making Toast Roger  Rosenblatt
Diane Rehm Broker, Trader, Lawyer, Spy Eamon  Javers
Diane Rehm Bomb Power* Garry Wills
Diane Rehm Curfewed Night Basharat  Peer
Fresh Air Autobiography of an Execution David Dow
Fresh Air Animals in Translation Temple Grandin
Morning Edition Point Omega Don DeLillo
Morning Edition Staying True Jenny Sanford
Morning Edition Wrong Place, Wrong Time John A.  Rich
Morning Edition Conspirata Robert Harris What We’re Reading, Feb. 9 – 15, 2010 Shadow Tag Louise Erdrich Comics That Have A Nice Beat And Are Easy To Dance To Wake Up Dead Robert Smith Three Books To Take A Bite Out Of Valentine’s Day    
Talk of the Nation Next Hundred Million, The Joel Kotkin
Tell Me More Why I Stayed Gayle Haggard
Tell Me More As Time Goes By Abigail Trafford
Weekend Edition Saturday On the Brink Henry Paulson
Weekend Edition Saturday Trout Fishing in America Richard  Brautigan
Weekend Edition Sunday Birthright A. Roger  Ekirch
Weekend Edition Sunday Shadow Tag Louise Erdrich
Weekend Edition Sunday I’m Still Standing Shoshana Johnson

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