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The Book Show #1436 - Samantha Hunt

Samantha Hunt's third novel, Mr. Splitfoot, tracks two women in two times as they march toward a mysterious reckoning. The novel is a contemporary goth...

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The Book Show #1435 - B. A. Shapiro

B. A. Shapiro brilliantly captured the world of art-theft and forgery in her critically acclaimed best-selling novel, The Art Forger. Shapiro's latest...

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The Book Show #1434 - Gloria Steinem

My Life on the Road is Gloria Steinem's first book in over 20 years. It it, the writer, activist, and organizer offers a candid account of how her earl...

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The Book Show #1433 - Ian Toll

The devastation of Pearl Harbor and the American victory at Midway were prelude to a greater challenge: rolling back the vast Japanese Pacific Empire,...

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The Book Show #1432 - Tina Packer

Tina Packer is one of the country's foremost experts on Shakespeare and theatre arts and now the actor, director, and master teacher offers an...

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The Book Show #1431 - Jane Smiley

Novelist Jane Smiley is in the middle of her Last Hundred Years trilogy about the Langdon family. While last year's Some Luck followed the Langdon...

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The Book Show #1430 - David Pietrusza

Reeling from the Great Depression, the United States and Germany elected two new leaders of diametrically opposing ideologies. In 1932, Franklin...

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The Book Show #1429 - Simon Winchester

Following his acclaimed Atlantic and The Men Who United the States, New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester offers an enthralling biography...

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The Book Show #1428 - Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood is the author of more than 50 books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays including Cat's Eye, Alias Grace, and A Handmaid's Tale....

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The Book Show #1427 - Sara Gruen

At the Water's Edge is a love story about a privileged young woman's awakening as she experiences the devastation of World War II in a tiny village in...

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