The Book Show

Monday at 6:30PM
Joe Donahue

Each week on The Book Show, host Joe Donahue interviews authors about their books, their lives and their craft. It is a celebration of both reading and writers.

As the son of a librarian, Joe has been part of the book world since childhood. His first job was as a library assistant, during college he was a clerk at an independent book store and for the past 25 years he has been interviewing authors about their books on the radio. 

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Podcasts

  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014 3:06pm
    At twenty-three, after leaving graduate school to pursue her dreams of becoming a poet, Joanna Rakoff moved to New York City and took a job as...
  • Tuesday, July 15, 2014 3:06pm
    Set on a small, fictional island off the coast of Maine, Alexi Zentner's second novel, The Lobster Kings, is a nod to Shakespeare’s King Lear. It...
  • Tuesday, July 8, 2014 3:06pm
    Owen King’s new novel, Double Feature, is about a young man coming to terms with his life in the process and aftermath of making his first film. Owen...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2014 3:06pm
    Joseph Ellis is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Founding Brothers. His portrait of Thomas Jefferson, American Sphinx, won the National Book Award....
  • Tuesday, June 24, 2014 3:06pm
    Francine Prose's new novel is about a cross-dressing French racecar driver who collaborates with the Nazis and is recounted by various alternating...