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August 29, 2005 Historical fiction blends adventure, narrative and some seriousness for NPR correspondent Jennifer Ludden, who shares a few summer reading memories this week.
August 24, 2005 David Dye, host of the contemporary music program World Cafe from member station WXPN in Philadelphia, shares his picks for summer reading, including a lifelong love of mysteries.
August 9, 2005 Correspondent Nina Totenberg found inspiration in Nancy Drew's adventures as a child. She still has a taste for a mystery, but spends most of her time with page-turning history.
August 4, 2005 Congressional reporter Andrea Seabrook has a secret taste for science fiction when it comes to summer reading... such as the Red Mars, Green Mars and Blue Mars books by Kim Stanley Robinson.
August 2, 2005 Senior national correspondent Linda Wertheimer shares her memories of summer reading when she was a child and the thrillers she has in store for this summer.
July 28, 2005 Farai Chideya, a correspondent and substitute host for News & Notes with Ed Gordon, outlines her requirements for a perfect summer read.
July 26, 2005 All Things Considered host Melissa Block shares which books she has picked out this summer, including one birthday present that she can't wait to give to -- and read with -- her daughter.
July 26, 2005 A beach book several years ago became a bond between All Things Considered host Michele Norris and a group of strangers. They're now old friends. Norris shares this and other memories of summer reading in this week's edition of "My Summer Books."
July 20, 2005 NPR business correspondent Scott Horsley reflects on reading about sled dogs with his mom in Alaska and a malodorous dog with school kids in San Diego.
July 14, 2005 NPR's movie and theater critic Bob Mondello talks about his favorite summer book, reading around the hundreds of movies he sees every year, and making his way through Harry Potter in Spanish.
July 12, 2005 NPR correspondent Jacki Lyden shares her favorite summer books and a few waiting on her shelf for this summer. Among her picks: works by a forgotten female pulp writer.
July 7, 2005 Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep shares some of his favorite summer books and reading memories.
June 30, 2005 Danny Zwerdling found himself moved to tears at a cafe in Italy by a book about a friend back home.
June 29, 2005 Day to Day correspondent and book editor Karen Grigsby Bates reveals a secret passion for Gone With the Wind and shares her list of all-time favorites.
June 28, 2005 A page turner, a bowl of M&Ms, a hammock -- heaven according to NPR senior correspondent Ketzel Levine. She shares her memories of lazy summer days reading and favorite summer books.
June 23, 2005 NPR foreign correspondent Ivan Watson shares his favorite summer reading spots, as well as a secret passion that helps him escape the war torn countries he has covered recently.
June 16, 2005 For Robert Siegel, interview subjects and an NPR colleague have inspired him to set his sights on summer reading that goes beyond the "junk" mysteries and potboilers that typically tempt him.
June 13, 2005 Special correspondent Susan Stamberg, known to NPR listeners for her keen artistic sensibility, shares her not-so-highbrow summer reading interests.
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