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, October 21, 2014 3:06pm
    In what is being called by critics, the greatest novel of his career, Martin Amis’ latest, The Zone of Interest, provides a searing portrait of life –...
  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:06pm
    In her followup to the best-selling Loving Frank, Nancy Horan recounts the improbably love affair between Scottish author, Robert Louis Stevenson and...
  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 3:06pm
    Walter Mosley is the author of more than 43 books, most notably 13 Easy Rawlins mysteries. His latest, Rose Gold, continues Mosley’s ongoing and unique...
  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014 3:06pm
    In 1981 Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Alison Lurie published The Language of Clothes, a meditation on costume and fashion as an expression of history...
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014 3:06pm
    Joe Gannon is a writer and spoken word artist. He was also a freelance journalist during the Sandinista Revolution, writing for the Christian Science...