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Each week on The Book Show, host Joe Donahue interviews authors about their books, their lives and their craft. It is a celebration of both reading and writers.

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    • 4.6, 11 Ratings

Each week on The Book Show, host Joe Donahue interviews authors about their books, their lives and their craft. It is a celebration of both reading and writers.

    #1673: Emma Donoghue “The Pull Of The Stars” | The Book Show

    #1673: Emma Donoghue “The Pull Of The Stars” | The Book Show

    This week on The Book Show, Emma Donoghue, author of the novel The Pull of the Stars. The Pull Of The Stars transports readers to 1918 Dublin, in a maternity ward at the height of the Great Flu. Over three days, three women change each other’s lives in unexpected ways. They lose patients to the […]

    • 27 min
    #1672: Chris Wallace “Countdown 1945” | The Book Show

    #1672: Chris Wallace “Countdown 1945” | The Book Show

    This week on The Book Show, Veteran Journalist and Fox News Sunday Anchor Chris Wallace, discusses his new book, Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the 116 Days That Changed the World. Wallaces’ book is a behind-the-scenes account leading up to the world’s first use of the atomic bomb during wartime. Countdown 1945, takes readers […]

    • 27 min
    #1671: Scott Spencer “An Ocean Without A Shore” | The Book Show

    #1671: Scott Spencer “An Ocean Without A Shore” | The Book Show

    On this week’s Book Show, critically acclaimed author Scott Spencer discusses his new novel An Ocean Without a Shore. A story of frustrated longing, and the lengths we will go for those we love—even if they don’t love us in return. Spencer is known for Endless Love and Man in the Woods.

    • 27 min
    #1670: Kelly Braffet “The Unwilling” | The Book Show

    #1670: Kelly Braffet “The Unwilling” | The Book Show

    This week on The Book Show, Kelly Braffet discusses her latest novel – The Unwilling, which is a high stakes coming-of-age tale full of enchantment and political turmoil. Additionally, Braffet has written: Save Yourself, Last Seen Leaving and Josie & Jack.

    • 27 min
    #1669: Adam Goodman “The Deportation Machine” | The Book Show

    #1669: Adam Goodman “The Deportation Machine” | The Book Show

    This week on The Book Show, Adam Goodman discusses his new book The Deportation Machine. Goodman traces the long and troubling history of the US government’s systematic efforts to terrorize and expel immigrants over the past 140 years. Adam Goodman is a Professor of History and Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of […]

    • 27 min
    #1668: Amity Gaige “Sea Wife” | The Book Show

    #1668: Amity Gaige “Sea Wife” | The Book Show

    This week on The Book Show, Amity Gaige discusses her book, Sea Wife. A transporting novel about marriage, family and love in a time of turmoil. Sea Wife is about a young family who takes a yearlong sailing trip, which alters their lives. Gaige writes with dual perspectives: Juliet’s first-person narration, and Michael’s captain’s log, […]

    • 27 min

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Such an underrated show in the podcast sphere. I used to listen on the radio back east and it's a treasure trove for listening to some of the best authors.

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