Literary Potpourri ~ August 29 and 30

FEATURED BOOKS PREVIEWED

“Barbarian Days” by William Finnegan
“Paper Towns” by John Green
“The Jezebel Remedy” by Martin Clark
“Wicked Charms” by Janet Evanovich and Phoef Sutton
“Crooked” by Austin Grossman
“Oregon Trail” by Rinker Buck
“Fatty O’Leary’s Dinner Party” by Alexander McCall Smith

INTERVIEW
Patrick Nolan, Associate Publisher and Editor in Chief, Penguin Books

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A preview of the summer’s hottest books in wide range of genres: fiction, nonfiction, travel and occult. Elaine speaks with Patrick Nolan of Penguin Books about the publishing house’s distinguished 80 year anniversary.

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Washington DC ~ Show July 4 and 5

FEATURED BOOKS PREVIEWED

“The Georgetown Set” by Gregg Herken
“The President’s Shadow” by Brad Meltzer
“The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan” by Rick Perlstein
“King Suckerman” by George Pelecanos
“Citizens of the Green Room” by Mark Leibovich
“S Street Rising” by Ruben Castaneda
“Secrets of State” by Matthew Palmer

INTERVIEW
Brad Meltzer, Author

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A literary celebration of the 4th with the spotlight on our nation’s capital. Elaine focuses on new fiction and non-fiction titles with Washington at their core. Brad Meltzer stops by the program to speak about his new political thriller, “The President’s Shadow.”

The Book Report ~ American History ~ Show Sept 27 and 28

FEATURED BOOKS PREVIEWED

“Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution” by Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz
“The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It” by John Dean
“The Long Shadow: The Legacies of the Great War in the 20th Century” by David Reynolds
“The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942” by Nigel Hamilton
“Killing Patton” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
“Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman” by Robert O’Connell
“Blood Feud” by Edward Klein

INTERVIEW
John Dean, Author

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A look at titles that uncover new facts and perspectives on American history – from the Civil War to the skirmishes between the Obamas and Clintons. Today’s guest, John Dean, is one of Watergate’s last surviving figures. We’ll speak about his new book, “The Nixon Defense.”

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