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Book Public is a Texas Public Radio podcast about books. At Book Public we believe books have the power to enlighten and entertain us. Listen in as we talk to authors about their books and why and how they wrote them. At Book Public we're committed to connecting listeners to books that help us understand today's world—and each other—a little bit better.

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The Lonely Voice: 'The Infinite Passion of Expectation' By Gina Berriault

The Lonely Voice: "The Infinite Passion of Expectation" by Gina Berriault

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'Tomboy': Lisa Selin Davis Explores The Complex Evolution Of Tomboyism And Gender Nonconformity

'Tomboy': Lisa Selin Davis Explores the Complex Evolution of Tomboyism and Gender Nonconformity

'Tomboy': Lisa Selin Davis Explores The Complex Evolution Of Tomboyism And Gender Nonconformity

Review: 'Parakeet' By Marie-Helene Bertino

A review of Marie-Helene Bertino's novel Parakeet.

'Missionares': Phil Klay's Novel Shows The Far-Reaching Effects Of Modern Wars

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'Missionares': Phil Klay's Novel Shows The Far-Reaching Effects Of Modern Wars

The Lonely Voice: "The Overcoat" by Gina Berriault

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Review: 'How We Live Now: Scenes From The Pandemic' By Bill Hayes

Bill Hayes is the author of "How We Live Now: Scenes from the Pandemic."

'Maggie Brown & Others': Peter Orner On the Power Of The Short Story

This week on "Book Public," the mid-pandemic release of the paperback edition of "Maggie Brown & Others" by Peter Orner.

Review: 'If I Had Two Wings' By Randall Kenan

In two of his previous books, Randall Kenan created the town of Tims Creek, North Carolina. His stories of the goings-on of Tims Creek continue in his latest collection "If I Had Two Wings."

'Monogamy': Sue Miller Explores Complicated Relationships In New Novel

In Sue Miller's latest novel, "Monogamy," Annie is a happy wife. Her husband, Graham, is a man with a magnetic personality and big appetites. One day, he seems preoccupied and distant, but her anxiety dissolves when he presents her with flowers.

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