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NPR Books Watch — 5/28-6/3

Next week I start teaching Creating Author Platforms at NYU —  lots of interesting stuff planned!


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: 23 (17 last week)

All Things Considered: 5 (2  LW)

Diane Rehm: 4 (3 LW)

Fresh Air: 5 (2  LW)

Morning Edition: 1 (3  LW) 2 (3  LW)

Talk of the Nation: 5 (1 LW)

Tell Me More: 0 (1 LW)

Weekend Edition Saturday: 0 (1 LW)

Weekend Edition Sunday: 1 (1 LW)

All Things Considered Three Books To Ignite Your World Cup Fever    
All Things Considered Hack the Planet Eli Kintisch
All Things Considered You Must Read This … / Believers, The Zoe Heller
All Things Considered Shallows, The Nicholas Carr
All Things Considered Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, The Stieg Larsson
Diane Rehm Paul and Me* A.E. Hotchner
Diane Rehm Hubble* Edward Weiler
Diane Rehm  Power of Half, The Kevin Salwen
Diane Rehm Plenitude Juliet B. Schor
Fresh Air Things They Carried, The* Tim O’Brien
Fresh Air Stateside Jehanne Dubrow
Fresh Air I Know I Am, But What Are You? Samantha Bee
Fresh Air Role Models John Waters
Fresh Air Summer Titles That Will Transport You to the Past    
Morning Edition Sizzling Summer Picks From Indie Booksellers Old Men in Love Alisdair Gray Humor Me Ian  Frazier
Talk of the Nation Nesting Season, The Bernd Heinrich
Talk of the Nation Greetings from Afghanistan, Send More Ammo Benjamin Tupper
Talk of the Nation Zero Decibels George Michelsen Foy
Talk of the Nation America’s First Warriors Steven Clevenger
Talk of the Nation Unfinished Business Lee Kravitz
Weekend Edition Sunday Miss Dahil’s Voluptuous Delights Sophie Dahl

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