Perfect For Summer Reading ~ Show August 8 and 9

FEATURED BOOKS PREVIEWED

“The Little Paris Bookshop” by Nina George
“The Position” by Meg Wolitzer
“Down the Rabbit Hole” by Holly Madison
“I Take You” by Eliza Kennedy
“My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry” by Frederik Backman
“Crazy Rich Asians” by Kevin Kwan
“Circling the Sun” by Paula McLain

INTERVIEW
Mandy Smith, Author

TUNE INTO THE PROGRAM FOR
A light, lively and easy to pack selection of titles perfect for your summer reading repertoire. Elaine speaks with Mandy Smith about “Cabin Fever,” her memoir chronicling her years as a Virgin Atlantic flight attendant.

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Letterman Book Nominated For Humor Prize

LETTERMAN BOOK NOMINATED FOR HUMOR PRIZE

Late Show host David Letterman is among the finalists for the 2014 Thurber Prize for American Humor. His satirical picture book, This Land Was Made for You and Me (But Mostly Me), written with Bruce McCall, is one of three titles up for the prize.

The other finalists are Liza Donnelly for Women on Men, and John Kenney for Truth in Advertising. The finalists were selected by the judges: humorist Henry Alford, novelist Meg Wolitzer, and novelist and critic John Searles.

The winner of the prize, named in honor of humorist James Thurber, will be presented in New York City on September 30.

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