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The Weekly Reader on WYPR

The Weekly Reader on WYPR

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The Weekly Reader answers this question by featuring the crème de la crème of recent releases in four action-packed, opinionated, book-loving minutes. It's like having a new best friend with very good taste to guide you in your literary adventures.

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Airplane Books

Looking for a good book for a long flight? On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we review two new, short books that we're calling "Airplane books." They pack a punch...and you can pack them easily in your carry-on bag!

More Mem-wah, Please!

On this edition of The Weekly Reader, book critic Marion Winik highlights three new memoirs from Claire Tomalin, Lisa Brennan-Jobs, and Clementine Wamariya.

Laughter is the Best Medicine

On this edition of The Weekly Reader, a new collection of essays from public radio fan favorite David Sedaris, plus a funny new novel about life in London during the blitz from AJ Pearce.

Thrity Umrigar Special

On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we preview "The Secrets Between Us," Thrity Umrigar's highly anticipated sequel to her best-seller "The Space Between Us."

Writing Their Lives

On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we review two new memoirs - one by the late Poet Laureate Donald Hall, and the other a debut by Glynnis MacNicol.

Caitlin Moran Special

On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we review two new novels from British rock critic Caitlin Moran.

Book Club Suggestions

On this episode of The Weekly Reader, Marion Winik has two new titles to recommend for your next book club selections.

No, I Won't Grow Up

On this episode of The Weekly Reader, we preview three Young Adult titles that are fun for slightly older fans as well as the teenagers in your house.

Muslim Family Values

On this edition of The Weekly Reader, two new novels by first-time writers that explore the intricacies of relationships between Jews and Muslims in the modern world.

Trouble Ahead

On this edition of The Weekly Reader, two books about scary nightmares that may or may not be in our future. Dystopia, ho!

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