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NPR Books Watch — 8/6-8/12

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: 28 (16 last week)

All Things Considered: 4 (5 LW)

Diane Rehm: 3 (1 LW)

Fresh Air: 6 (3 LW)

Morning Edition: 4 (1 LW) 4 (2 LW)

Talk of the Nation: 5 (1 LW)

Tell Me More: 0 (0 LW)

Weekend Edition Saturday: 1 (2 LW)

Weekend Edition Sunday: 1 (1 LW)

All Things Considered You Must Read This … / Portait of a Lady Henry James
All Things Considered Empires of Food Evan Fraser
All Things Considered Literary Destinations: Five Books To Help You Escape    
All Things Considered You Must Read This / Good Man in Africa, A William Boyd
Diane Rehm Red Hook Road* Ayelet Waldman
Diane Rehm Smart Swarm Peter Miller
Diane Rehm Composed Rosanne Cash
Fresh Air Happy Marriage, A* Rafael Yglesias
Fresh Air Get Capone Jonathan  Eig
Fresh Air Larsson’s Just The Tip Of The Nordic Literary Iceberg    
Fresh Air Hot Time in the Old Town Edward P. Cohn
Fresh Air Crude World Peter Maass
Fresh Air Murder Room, The Michael Capuzzo
Morning Edition Mentor Leader, The Tony Dungy
Morning Edition Eleven on Top Janet Evanovich
Morning Edition In Harm’s Way Ridley Pearson
Morning Edition Summer of the Big Bachi Naomi Hirahara Glass Rainbow, The James Lee Burke Four Fingers of Death, The Rick Moody Villain Shoichi Yoshida Three Books … / To Take You On That Long, Strange Trip    
Talk of the Nation Hot X Danica McKeller
Talk of the Nation Geeks in the Kitchen Jeff Potter
Talk of the Nation Great Typo Hunt, The Jeff Deck
Talk of the Nation Titanic Awards, The Don Lansky
Talk of the Nation World Without Islam, A Graham Fuller
Weekend Edition Saturday Let’s Take the Long Way Home Gail Caldwell
Weekend Edition Sunday How to Mellify a Corpse Vicki Leon

August 13, 2010 - Posted by | NPR Books Watch | , , , , , , ,


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