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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs: As Retold by Mo Willems

For the very first time, Mo Willems, who is a phenomenon in the world of children’s books, is retelling a fairytale as only he can. With a hilariously arch narrator, a sassy Goldilocks, clever visual jokes, and of course, dinosaurs, this telling feels completely fresh—but with a nod to the classics.

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WAMC Programs - The Book Show
3:00 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

The Book Show #1259 - Umberto Eco

This story is based on monstrous and mysterious events of the 19th century including death of Ippolito Nievo, the forgery of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, the Dreyfus affair and more. In the world Eco creates, conspiracies abound and one man finds himself in the middle of it all.

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The Roundtable
10:35 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Strom Thurmond's America by Joseph Crespino

“Do not forget that ‘skill and integrity’ are the keys to success.” This was the last piece of advice on a list Will Thurmond gave his son Strom in 1923. The younger Thurmond would keep the words in mind throughout his long and colorful career as one of the South’s last race-baiting demagogues and as a a major figure in modern conservative politics.

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The Roundtable
9:45 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Louise Penny to read from and sign The Beautiful Mystery at Odyssey Bookstore on Friday

New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny will read from and sign her new book The Beautiful Mystery on Friday at the Odyssey Bookstore event at Gamble Auditorium in the Mount Holyoke College Museum of Art.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Thu August 30, 2012

Falling in Love with Joseph Smith by Jane Barnes

When award-winning documentary film writer, Jane Barnes, was working on the PBS special series The Mormons, she was surprised to find herself inexplicably drawn to Joseph Smith and the Mormon religion.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Wed August 29, 2012

Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece

Henry James has had many biographers, but Michael Gorra has taken an original approach to this great American novelist, combining elements of biography, criticism, and travelogue in re-creating the dramatic backstory of James’s masterpiece, Portrait of a Lady. Literary critic Michael Gorra joins us to discuss Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Wed August 29, 2012

Spencertown Festival of Books - Frank Delaney

We welcome Frank Delaney back to the program. He'll be at the Spencertown Festival of Books this coming weekend. His most recent book is The Last Storyteller: A Novel of Ireland.

WAMC Programs - The Book Show
3:30 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

The Book Show #1258 - Peter Steiner

Peter Steiner is a writer, artist and former New Yorker cartoonist. While he may be best known for his 1993 New Yorker cartoon, “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog,” Peter Steiner has recently been making a name for himself as a writer of powerful thrillers. His most recent novel is The Resistance: A Thriller (Louis Morgon Thriller).

The Roundtable
9:35 am
Tue August 28, 2012

Last to Die: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel

We welcome physician and New York Times-bestselling author, Tess Gerritsen, back to the program to speak with her about her latest Rizzoli and Isles Novel, Last to Die.

WAMC Programs - The Book Show
3:30 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

The Book Show #1257 - Jonathan Tropper

Jonathan Tropper’sThis is Where I Leave You, was a breakout book that was praised by critics and landed Tropper on the New York Times  Bestsellers List. Three years after publication, Tropper is back with his new novel: One Last Thing Before I Go.

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