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WAMC Programs - The Book Show
3:03 pm
Tue May 8, 2012

The Book Show #1242 - Jamie M. Saul

Jamie Saul has written for various magazines including People and Playboy. A two-time guest professor at Yale University, he was the recipient of the Poynter Fellowship. Following his debut novel, Light of Day, author Jamie Saul now explores the intricate relationships between friends and siblings, husbands and wives.

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The Roundtable
2:38 pm
Tue May 8, 2012

Joe Bastianich - Restaurant Man

We speak with Joe Bastianich about his book, Restaurant Man.

The Roundtable
9:54 am
Mon May 7, 2012

No Harm and Other Stories

We welcome Gary McLouth and speak with him about his book, Do No Harm and Other Stories.

The Roundtable
11:01 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin

Erik Larson in considered a master of narrative non-fiction, author of the national bestsellers Thunderstruck, The Devil in the White City, and Isaac's Storm. Now, he tells the remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power in Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin.

Aired on 5/2/2012

The Roundtable
10:58 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Manhunt

A year ago Tuesday, Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces inside a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The decade-long search for bin Laden is detailed in a new book by CNN national security analyst Peter Bergen. The name of the book is Manhunt. Bergen is one of the first Americans to ever interview the al-Qaida leader. In Manhunt, he outlines how U.S. national security officials pored over thousands of clues before zeroing in on where bin Laden and his family members were living.

Aired 5/2/2012

The Roundtable
9:58 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Ace Atkins

Robert B. Parker’s famed detective, Spenser, lives on in the new novel, Lullaby, by Ace Atkins, who has taken over Parker’s franchise following his death in 2010. Ace Atkins joins us to talk about the pressure and honor of writing Parker's characters.



Aired 5/2/2012

The Roundtable
9:48 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale

Author and journalist Tom Wilber join us to discuss his new book, Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale. He'll be at Oblong Books and Music in Rhinebeck on May 4th.

Aired 5/2/2012

The Roundtable
9:42 am
Thu May 3, 2012

SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an elite Navy SEAL Sniper

Howard Wasdin is a former member of the elite SEAL Team Six and we welcome him and talk with him about his experiences and book, SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an elite Navy SEAL Sniper.

Aired on 5/2/2012

WAMC Programs - The Book Show
4:00 pm
Tue May 1, 2012

The Book Show #1241 - Shalom Auslander

Photo by Ken Dreyfack

The new novel from Shalom Auslander includes among its characters, Anne Frank. In Hope: A Tragedy: A Novel, she survived the Holocaust and is discovered hiding in the attic of a house in rural New York State being rented by the book's main character.

Auslander is a best-selling memoirist, short story writer, and regular contributor to the public radio program This American Life. With "Hope: A Tragedy," Auslander says he set out to write a comic novel about genocide.

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