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March 27, 2023, 12:03 PM

Stuck in a reading rut? "The Book Case" podcast is ready to help.

The weekly series makes the case for literature outside of your usual genre. Wander the aisles of your local bookstore with Kate and Charlie Gibson and meet fascinating characters who will open your appetite to new categories while deepening your hunger for books.

"The Book Case" also takes listeners on a cover-to-cover journey through the literary world, featuring interviews with bestselling authors, tastemakers and independent bookstore owners.

New episodes of the podcast are posted every Thursday.

Read below for a list of all the books recommended in the podcast, episode by episode!

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"Harlan Coben Will Find You" (March 23, 2023)

  • "Tell No One" by Harlan Coben
  • "Win" by Harlan Coben
  • "Fool Me Once" by Harlan Coben
  • "The Key To My Father" by Harlan Coben
  • "Marathon Man" by William Goldman
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    "Beverly Horowitz Adapts Heather McGhee for YA" (March 16, 2023)

  • "The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together" by Heather McGhee
  • "Look Homeword, Angel" by Thomas Wolfe
  • "Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah
  • "My Beloved World" by Sonia Sotomayor
  • "The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor" by Sonia Sotomayor
  • "Beloved" by Toni Morrison
  • "Roller Skates" by Ruth Sawyer
  • "Slouching Towards Bethlehem" by Joan Didion
  • "I Will Find You" by Harlan Coben
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    "Michael Schulman Goes To the Oscars" (March 9, 2023)

  • "Oscar Wars" by Michael Schulman
  • "Play It as It Lays" by Joan Didion
  • “Jumpers” by Tad Friend for The New Yorker
  • "Hollywood: The Oral History" by Sam Wasson
  • "Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany's, and the Dawn of the Modern Woman" by Sam Wasson
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    "Alex Prud'homme Dines at the White House" (March 2, 2023)

  • "The French Chef in America" by Alex Prud'homme
  • "My Life in France" by Julia Child and Alex Prud'homme
  • "The Cell Game" by Alex Prud'homme
  • "The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Fresh Water in the Twenty-First Century" by Alex Prud'homme
  • "Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know" by Alex Prud'homme
  • "France is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child" by Alex Prud'homme and Katie Pratt
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    "Rebecca Makkai Has Some Questions For You" (Feb. 23, 2023)

  • "I Have Some Questions For You" by Rebecca Makkai
  • "The Great Believers" by Rebecca Makkai
  • "The Hundred-Year House" by Rebecca Makkai
  • "The Borrower" by Rebecca Makkai
  • "Music for Wartime: Stories" by Rebecca Makkai
  • "The Westing Game" by Ellen Raskin
  • "Make Way for Ducklings" by Robert McCloskey
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    "Amity Gaige Knows How To Write Tension" (Feb. 16, 2023)

  • "Sea Wife" by Amity Gaige
  • "Shroeder: A Novel" by Amity Gaige
  • "O My Darling" by Amity Gaige
  • "The Folded World" by Amity Gaige
  • "The Candy House" by Jennifer Egan
  • "What You are Going Through" by Sigrid Nunez
  • "The Silent Woman" by Janet Malcom
  • "Trust Exercise" by Susan Choi
  • "Rabbit, Run" by John Updike
  • "The Woman in the Library" by Sulari Gentill
  • "The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle" by Stuart Turton
  • "The Little French Bridal Shop" by Jennifer Dupee
  • "The Paris Bookseller" by Keri Maher
  • "The Chronicles of Narnia" by CS Lewis
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    "Julie Otsuka is a Master of Memory" (Feb. 9, 2023)

  • "The Swimmers" by Julie Otsuka
  • "When the Emporer Was Divine" by Julie Otsuka
  • "The Buddha in the Attic" by Julie Otsuka
  • "Second Place" by Rachel Cusk
  • "A Life's Work" by Rachel Cusk
  • "The Outline Trilogy: Outline, Transit and Kudos" by Rachel Cusk
  • "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" by Ernest Hemingway
  • "Camino Island" by John Grisham
  • "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles
  • "The Art of Cooking" by Jacques Pepin
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    "Stuart Gibbs is Back in 'The Book Case'" (Feb. 2, 2023)

  • "Moon Base Alpha" series by Stuart Gibbs
  • "Once Upon a Tim" series by Stuart Gibbs
  • "Spy School" series by Stuart Gibbs
  • "Spy School: The Graphic Novel" by Stuart Gibbs
  • "Spy Camp: The Graphic Novel" by Stuart Gibbs
  • "The FunJungle" collection by Stuart Gibbs
  • "Whale Done" by Stuart Gibbs
  • "The Last Musketeer" by Stuart Gibbs
  • "Hope Wins: A Collection of Inspiring Stories for Young Readers" edited by Rose Brock
  • "The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles" by Julie Andrews
  • "Jurassic Park" by Michael Chrichton
  • "The Deep" by Nick Cutter
  • "Can I Touch Your Hair? Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship" by Irene Latham and Charles Waters
  • "Leaving Gee's Bend" by Irene Latham
  • "Children of Dust" by Marlin Barton
  • "Tell the World You're a Wildflower" by Jennifer Horne
  • "Soul on Ice" by Eldridge Cleaver
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    "Ayana Gray Creates New Worlds" (Jan. 26, 2023)

  • "Beasts of Ruin" by Ayana Gray
  • "Beasts of Prey" by Ayana Gray
  • "Lord of the Rings" by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • "The Twilight Series" by Stephenie Meyer
  • "The Harry Potter Series" by J.K. Rowling
  • "The Maze Runner Series" by James Dashner
  • "The Divergent Series" by Veronica Roth
  • "Little Thieves" by Margaret Owen
  • "How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You" by The Oatmeal
  • "The Belgariad" by David Eddings
  • "Demon Copperhead" by Barbara Kingsolver
  • "Karabian Red" by Ashley N. Silver
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    "John Boyne Revisits The Past" (Jan. 19, 2023)

  • "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" by John Boyne
  • "All the Broken Places" by John Boyne
  • "The Heart’s Invisible Furies" by John Boyne
  • "The Absolutist" by John Boyne
  • "My Brother’s Name" is Jessica by John Boyne
  • "A History of Loneliness" by John Boyne
  • "Stay Where You Are and Then Leave" by John Boyne
  • "The Boy At The Top Of The Mountain" by John Boyne
  • "A Ladder to the Sky" by John Boyne
  • "The House of Special Purpose" by John Boyne
  • "The Echo Chamber" by John Boyne
  • "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak
  • "The Cider House Rules" by John Irving
  • "The Silver Sword" by Ian Serraillier
  • "Snow" by John Banville
  • "The Singularities" by John Banville
  • "The Sea" by John Banville
  • "Horse" by Geraldine Brooks
  • "Clay’s Quilt" by Silas House
  • "Southernmost" by Silas House
  • "Lark Ascending" by Silas House
  • "Not Your Average Hot Guy" by Gwenda Bond
  • "The Date from Hell" by Gwenda Bond
  • "Dhalgren" by Samuel R. Delany
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    "David Sedaris is Back in the Book Case" (Jan. 12, 2023)

  • "Happy-Go-Lucky" by David Sedaris
  • "Calypso" by David Sedaris
  • "Barrel Fever" by David Sedaris
  • "Me Talk Pretty One Day" by David Sedaris
  • "When You are Engulfed in Flames" by David Sedaris
  • "Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003-2020)" by David Sedaris
  • "SantaLand Diaries" by David Sedaris
  • "Theft by Finding: Diaries (1997-2002)" by David Sedaris
  • "Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk" by David Sedaris
  • "Naked" by David Sedaris
  • "Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls" by David Sedaris
  • "The Best of Me" by David Sedaris
  • "Holidays on Ice" by David Sedaris
  • "Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim" by David Sedaris
  • "This Boy's Life" by Tobias Wolff
  • "The Stories of Tobias Wolff" by Tobias Wolff
  • "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • "Pulp" by Charles Bukowski
  • "Babel" by R.F. Kuang
  • "Freshwater for Flowers" by Valerie Perrin
  • "The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig
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    "David Sedaris Journals Gold" (Jan. 5, 2023)

  • "Happy-Go-Lucky" by David Sedaris
  • "Calypso" by David Sedaris
  • "Me Talk Pretty One Day" by David Sedaris
  • "Carnival of Snackery" by David Sedaris
  • "SantaLand Diaries" by David Sedaris
  • "Theft by Finding" by David Sedaris
  • "Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk" by David Sedaris
  • "Naked" by David Sedaris
  • "The Best of Me" by David Sedaris
  • "Holidays on Ice" by David Sedaris
  • "When You are Engulfed in Flames" by David Sedaris
  • "Barrel Fever" by David Sedaris
  • "Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim" by David Sedaris
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    "Esmeralda Santiago Dreams Her Reality" (Dec. 22, 2022)

  • "When I was Puerto Rican" by Esmeralda Santiago
  • "Almost a Woman" by Esmeralda Santiago
  • "The Turkish Lover" by Esmeralda Santiago
  • "Conquistadora" by Esmeralda Santiago
  • "América's Dream" by Esmeralda Santiago
  • "The Iliad" by Homer
  • "The Books of Jacob" by Olga Tokarczuk
  • "Free Puerto Rico" by Pedro Albizu Campos
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    "The Holliday Gift Guide" (Dec. 15, 2022)

  • "Lost and Found: A Memoir" by Kathryn Schulz
  • "Path Lit by Lightening: The Life of Jim Thorpe" by David Maraniss
  • "The Great Air Race: Glory, Tragedy and the Dawn of American Aviation" by John Lancaster
  • "Waging a Good War: A Military History of the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1968" by Thomas E. Ricks
  • "Lady Justice: Women, the Law, and the Battle to Save America" by Dahlia Lithwick
  • "Desert Star" by Michael Connelly
  • "A World of Curiosities" by Louise Penny
  • "Death and the Conjuror" by Tom Mead
  • "The Twist of a Knife" by Anthony Horowitz
  • "Silent Nights: Christmas Mysteries" edited by Martin Edwards
  • The Dark Hours by Michael Connelly
  • "Designing the Beautiful Game" by James Bird, Sam Handy, Jacques Herzog, Thomas Turner, Eleanor Watson
  • "The Philosophy of Modern Song" by Bob Dylan
  • "African Art Now" by Osei Bonsu
  • "The Space Shuttle: A Mission-by-Mission Celebration of NASA’s Extraordinary Spaceflight Program" by Roland Miller
  • "Woks of Life: Recipes to Know and Love from a Chinese American Family" by Bill Leung, Kaitlin Leung, Judy Leung, Sarah Leung
  • "What’s for Dessert" by Claire Saffitz
  • "BUDMO! Recipes from a Ukrainian Kitchen" by Anna Voloshyna
  • "Diasporican: A Puerto Rican Cookbook" by Illyanna Maisonet
  • "The Bartender’s Guide to the World: Cocktails and Stories from 75 Places" by Lauren Mote
  • "Three Billy Goats Gruff" by Mac Barnett
  • "The Mouse Who Carried a House on His Back" by Jonathan Stutzman
  • "Everything in Its Place: A Story of Books and Belonging" by Pauline David-Sax
  • "A Rover’s Story" by Jasmine Warga
  • "Thirteen Witches" by Jodi Lynn Anderson
  • "The Sea of Always (Thirteen Witches Book 2)" by Jodi Lynn Anderson
  • "Two Degrees" by Alan Gratz
  • "The Star That Always Stays" by Anna Rose Johnson
  • "Shuna’s Journey" by Hayao Miyazaki
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    "Barbara Kingsolver Grapples with Poverty and Addiction in America" (Dec. 8, 2022)

  • "The Poisonwood Bible" by Barbara Kingsolver
  • "The Bean Trees"by Barbara Kingsolver
  • "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver
  • "Demon Copperhead" by Barbara Kingsolver
  • "King Lear" by Shakespeare
  • "A Thousand Acres" by Jane Smiley
  • "David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens
  • "Animal Dreams" by Barbara Kingsolver
  • "Cannery Row" by John Steinbeck
  • "Middlemarch" by George Eliot
  • "Pilgrim at Tinker Creek" by Annie Dillard
  • "Hamnet" by Maggie O’Farrell
  • "Love & Saffron" by Kim Fay
  • "84 Chairing Cross" by Road Helene Hanff
  • "Double Agent" by Tom Bradby
  • "A Single Spy" by William Christie
  • "I Am Pilgrim" by Terry Hayes
  • "River of Doubt" Candice Millard
  • "Radical Kindness: The Life-Changing Power of Giving and Recieving" by Angela Santomero
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    "'The Book Case' Holiday Hit List" (from "GMA," Dec. 14, 2022)

  • "Stories from the Tenants Downstairs" by Sidik Fofana
  • "Demon Copperhead" by Barbara Kingsolver
  • "Let's Not Do That Again" by Grant Ginder
  • "Broken (In the Best Possible Way)" by Jenny Lawson
  • "And There Was Light" by Jon Meacham
  • "Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington" by James Kirchick
  • "The Day the Crayons Quit" by Drew Daywalt, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
  • "Goodnight Moon" by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd
  • "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" by Laura Joffe Numeroff, illustrated by Felicia Bond
  • "Write for Your Life" by Anna Quindlen
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    "Nelson DeMille Keeps His Readers Guessing" (Dec. 1, 2022)

  • "The Maze" by Nelson DeMille
  • "The Gate House" by Nelson DeMille
  • "The Gold Coast" by Nelson DeMille
  • "The Panther" by Nelson DeMille
  • "The General’s Daughter" by Nelson DeMille
  • "The Charm" School by Nelson DeMille
  • "The Quest" by Nelson DeMille
  • "Night Fall" by Nelson DeMille
  • "Plum Island" by Nelson DeMille
  • "The Lion’s Game" by Nelson DeMille
  • "The Lion" by Nelson DeMille
  • "The Deserter" by Nelson and Alex DeMille
  • "Radiant Angel" by Nelson DeMille
  • "Wild Fire" by Nelson DeMille
  • The Sniper by Nelson DeMille
  • "The Hammer of God" by Nelson DeMille
  • "Spencerville" by Nelson DeMille
  • "Cathedral" by Nelson DeMille
  • "By the Rivers of Babylon" by Nelson DeMille
  • "The Cuban Affair" by Nelson DeMille
  • "Mayday" by Nelson DeMille and Thomas Block
  • "Superfudge" by Judy Blume
  • "Atlas Shrugged" by Ayn Rand
  • "The Fountainhead" by Ayn Rand
  • "Klara and the Sun" by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • "Ashton Hall" by Lauren Belfer
  • "As I Lay Dying" by William Faulkner
  • "Absalom, Absalom!" by William Faulkner
  • "The Sound and the Fury" by William Faulkner
  • "Some Go Home" by Odie Lindsey
  • "Welcome to our Senses" by Odie Lindsey
  • "Collected Stories" by William Faulkner
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    "Kate and Charlie Talk Turkey" (Nov. 24, 2022)

  • "Small Victories" by Julia Turshen
  • "Kitchen Simple: Essential Recipes for Everyday Cooking" by James Peterson
  • "The Nutmeg Trail: Recipes and Stories Along the Ancient Spice Routines" by Eleanor Ford
  • "The Joy of Cooking" by Irma S. Rombauer
  • "The New Basics Cookbook" by Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins
  • "The Food of Morocco" by Paula Wolfert
  • "The Art of Mexican Cooking" by Diana Kennedy
  • "Mourad: New Moroccan" by Mourad Lahlou
  • "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" by Julia Child, Simone Beck, and Louisette Bertholle
  • "The Way to Cook" by Julia Child
  • "Julia's Kitchen Wisdom: Essential Techniques and Recipes from a Lifetime of Cooking" by Julia Child
  • "The Pat Conroy Cookbook: Recipes and Stories of My Life" by Pat Conroy
  • "The Escoffier Cookbook and Guide to the Fine Art of Cookery for Connoisseurs, Chefs, Epicures" by Auguste Escoffier
  • "Nothing Fancy" by Alison Roman
  • "Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes" by Alison Roman
  • "The Zuni Cafe Cookbook" by Judy Rogers
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    "Kate Goes to The Brooklyn Book Festival" (Nov. 17, 2022)

  • "Firekeeper’s Daughter" by Angeline Boulley
  • "Stories from the Tenants Downstairs" by Sidik Fofana
  • "Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend" by Erika T. Wurth
  • "A Lesson in Vengeance" by Victoria Lee
  • "Murder on the Red River" by Marcie R. Rendon
  • "The Last Time They Met" by Anita Shreve
  • "The Marrow Thieves" by Cherie Dimaline
  • "Sisters of the Neversea" by Cynthia Leitich Smith
  • "Babel" by R.F. Kuang
  • "A Little Life" Hanya Yanagihara
  • "Lapvona" by Ottessa Moshfegh
  • "Greenland" by David Santos Donaldson
  • "A Novel Obsession" by Caitlin Barasch
  • "The Violin Conspiracy" by Brendan Slocumb
  • "Neruda on the Park" by Cleyvis Natera
  • "The Turner House" by Angela Flournoy
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    "Cleyvis Natera Finds Joy Unexpectedly" (Nov. 10, 2022)

  • "Neruda on the Park" by Cleyvis Natera
  • "When I was Puerto Rican" by Esmeralda Santiago
  • "The Candy House" by Jennifer Egan
  • "The Street" by Ann Petry
  • "The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison
  • "The Snowy Day" by Ezra Jack Keats
  • "Matrix" by Lauren Groff
  • "Marrying the Ketchups" by Jennifer Close
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    "John Irving is Back in the Book Case" (Nov. 3, 2022)

  • "The Last Chairlift" by John Irving
  • "Setting Free the Bears" by John Irving
  • "The Water-Method Man" by John Irving
  • "The 158-Pound Marriage" by John Irving
  • "The World According to Garp" by John Irving
  • "The Hotel New Hampshire" by John Irving
  • "The Cider House Rules" by John Irving
  • "A Prayer for Owen Meany" by John Irving
  • "Trying to Save Piggy Sneed" by John Irving
  • "A Son of the Circus" by John Irving
  • "The Imaginary Girlfriend" by John Irving
  • "A Widow for One Year" by John Irving
  • "My Movie Business: A Memoir" by John Irving
  • "The Fourth Hand" by John Irving
  • "Until I Find You" by John Irving
  • "Last Night in Twisted River" by John Irving
  • "In One Person" by John Irving
  • "Avenue of Mysteries" by John Irving
  • "David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens
  • "Moby Dick" by Herman Melville
  • "Anna Karenina" by Leo Tolstoy
  • "A Saint from Texas" by Edmund White
  • "A Previous Life" by Edmund White
  • "Original Prin" by Randy Boyagoda
  • "Dante's Indiana" by Randy Boyagoda
  • "The Absolutist" by John Boyne
  • "The Heart's Invisible Furies" by John Boyne
  • "A History of Loneliness" by John Boyne
  • "The Way Home" by Kardea Brown
  • "South of Broad" by Pat Conroy
  • "Embassy Wife" by Katie Crouch
  • "Neruda on the Park" by Cleyvis Natera
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    "Jon Meacham Rewrites Abraham Lincoln's Story" (Oct. 27, 2022)

  • "And There was Light" by Jon Meacham
  • "The Soul of America" by Jon Meacham
  • "American Lion" by Jon Meacham
  • "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" by Jon Meacham
  • "Franklin and Winston" by Jon Meacham
  • "His Truth is Marching On" by Jon Meacham
  • "American Gospel" by Jon Meacham
  • "The Hope of Glory" by Jon Meacham
  • "Destiny and Power" by Jon Meacham
  • "All the King's Men" by Robert Penn Warren
  • "The Wise Men" by Walter Isaacson and Evan Thomas
  • "Barchester Towers" by Anthony Trollope
  • "The Prime Minister" by Anthony Trollope
  • "The Warden" by Anthony Trollope
  • "Emma" by Jane Austen
  • "The Chain" by Adrian McKinty
  • "Catch-22" by Joseph Heller
  • "The Man in the High Castle" by Philip K. Dick
  • "The Prince" by Niccolò Machiavelli
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    "Doug Bauer Steps Up to Bat" (Oct. 20, 2022)

  • "The Beckoning World" by Douglas Bauer
  • "The Book of Famous Iowans" by Douglas Bauer
  • "The Very Air" by Douglas Bauer
  • "Dexterity" by Douglas Bauer
  • "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens
  • "Sister Noon" by Karen Joy Fowler
  • "Wild Kingdom" by Vijay Seshadri
  • "War and Peace" By Leo Tolstoy
  • "Anna Karenina" by Leo Tolstoy
  • "The Beautiful and the Damned" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • "Thrust" by Lidia Yuknavitch
  • "Body Grammar" by Jules Ohman
  • "Killing Custer" by James Welch
  • "Penguin Problems" Jory John
  • "Dragons Love Tacos" by Adam Rubin illustrated by Daniel Salmieri
  • "Mother Bruce" book series by Ryan T. Higgins
  • "Winter in the Blood" by James Welch
  • "Perma Red" by Debra Magpie Earling
  • "The Phantom Tollbooth" by Norton Juster
  • "Once Sentence Journal" by Chris La Tray
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    "Angie Cruz Teaches How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water" (Oct. 13, 2022)

  • "How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water" by Angie Cruz
  • "Dominicana" by Angie Cruz
  • "Let It Rain Coffee" by Angie Cruz
  • "Soledad" by Angie Cruz
  • "Widow Basquiat" by Jennifer Clement
  • "Incidents in the Life of a Slave" by Harriet Jacobs
  • "The City We Became" by N. K. Jemisin
  • "The Lost Kings" by Tyrell Johnson
  • "The Guest List" by Lucy Foley
  • "Head Full of Ghosts" by Paul G. Tremblay
  • "Full Throttle" by Joe Hill and Stephen King
  • "The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared" by Jonas Jonasson
  • "The Warmth of Other Suns" by Isabel Wilkerson
  • "Robert E Lee: A Life" by Allen C. Guelzo
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    "Amy Sarig King Stands Up To Censorship" (Oct. 6, 2022)

  • "Attack of the Black Rectangles" by Amy Sarig King (A.S. King)
  • "Me and Marvin Gardens" By Amy Sarig King (A.S. King)
  • "The Devil's Arithmetic" by Jane Yolen
  • "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee
  • "Dig" by Amy Sarig King (A. S. King)
  • "Ask the Passengers" by Amy Sarig King (A. S. King)
  • "Reality Boy" by Amy Sarig King (A. S. King)
  • "Everybody Sees the Ants" by Amy Sarig King (A. S. King)
  • "God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater" by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
  • "The Satanic Verses" by Salman Rushdie
  • "The Snowy Day" by Ezra Jack Keats
  • "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak
  • "Harold and the Purple Crayon" by Crockett Johnson
  • "Slaughterhouse-Five" by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
  • "Breakfast of Champions" by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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    "Richard Osman Writes Mysteries You Can Sink Your Dentures Into" (Sept. 29, 2022)

  • "The Bullet That Missed" by Richard Osman
  • "The Man Who Died Twice" by Richard Osman
  • "The Thursday Murder Club" by Richard Osman
  • "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie
  • "Mystic River" by Dennis Lehane
  • "One Good Turn" by Kate Atkinson
  • "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou
  • "Scorpionfish" by Natalie Bakopoulos
  • "Gag Reflex" by Elle Nash
  • "Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment" by Parker Curry, Jessica Curry and Brittany Jackson
  • "Crescenciana: An Art Book and Memoir" by Crescenciana Tan + Kenneth Tan
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    "Elizabeth Strout Hears her Characters' Voices" (Sept. 9, 2022)

  • "Amy and Isabelle" by Elizabeth Strout
  • "Olive Kitteridge" by Elizabeth Strout
  • "Olive, Again" by Elizabeth Strout
  • "Abide with Me" by Elizabeth Strout
  • "Lucy by the Sea" by Elizabeth Strout
  • "Oh William!" By Elizabeth Strout
  • "The Burgess Boys" by Elizabeth Strout
  • "My Name Is Lucy Barton" by Elizabeth Strout
  • "Anything Is Possible" by Elizabeth Strout
  • "This is Happiness" by Niall Williams
  • "The Collected Stories" by William Trevor
  • "War and Peace" By Leo Tolstoy
  • "Pigeon Feathers and Other Stories" by John Updike
  • "Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage" by Alice Munro
  • "Woman of Light" by Kali Fajardo-Anstine
  • "Upgrade" by Blake Crouch
  • "Just Kids" by Patti Smith
  • "We are the Light" by Matthew Quick
  • "Less Is Lost" by Andrew Sean Greer
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    "Sue Miller Examines Marriage, Intimately" (Sept. 15, 2022)

  • "The Good Mother" by Sue Miller
  • "Family Pictures" by Sue Miller
  • "While I Was Gone" by Sue Miller
  • "Inventing the Abbotts and Other Stories" by Sue Miller
  • "Monogomy" by Sue Miller
  • "The Lake Shore Limited" by Sue Miller
  • "The Senator's Wife" by Sue Miller
  • "The Arsonist" by Sue Miller
  • "The Distinguished Guest" by Sue Miller
  • The World Below by Sue Miller
  • "The Story of My Father: A Memoir" by Sue Miller
  • "Lost in the Forest" by Sue Miller
  • "For Love" by Sue Miller
  • "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bront?
  • "In the Night Kitchen" by Maurice Sendak
  • "The Short Stories of Leo Tolstoy" by Leo Tolstoy
  • "Slow Motion: A Memoir of a Life Rescued by Tragedy" by Dani Shapiro
  • "Hourglass: Time, Memory, Marriage" by Dani Shapiroo
  • "Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love" by Dani Shapiro
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    "Nahid Shahalimi Gathers the Voices of Afghan Women" (Sept. 8, 2022)

  • "We Are Still Here" edited by Nahid Shahalimi
  • "The Book of Life" by Jiddu Krishnamurti
  • "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood
  • "A Land of Permanent Goodbyes" by Atia Abawi
  • "The Secret Sky: A Novel of Forbidden Love in Afghanistan" by Atia Abawi
  • "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini
  • "A Thousand Splendid Suns" by Khaled Hosseini
  • "And The Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini
  • "A House Without Windows" by Nadia Hashimi
  • "When the Moon is Low" by Nadia Hashimi
  • "Sparks Like Stars" by Nadia Hashimi
  • "One Half from the East" by Nadia Hashimi
  • "The Sky at Our Feet" by Nadia Hashimi
  • "The Pearl that Broke Its Shell" by Nadia Hashimi
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    "Stuart Gibbs Takes Kids on Wild Journeys" (Sept. 1, 2022)

  • "Moon Base Alpha" series by Stuart Gibbs
  • "Once Upon a Tim" by Stuart Gibbs
  • "Spy School Project X" by Stuart Gibbs
  • "Spy School" series by Stuart Gibbs
  • "FunJungle" series by Stuart Gibbs
  • "Charlie Thorne" series by Stuart Gibbs
  • "The Last Musketeer" series by Stuart Gibbs
  • "Poached" by Stuart Gibbs
  • "Encyclopedia Brown" Series Donald J. Sobol
  • "The Westing Game" by Ellen Raskin
  • "Bunnicula" by James and Deborah Howe
  • "Superfudge" by Judy Blume
  • "The Phantom Tollbooth" Norton Juster
  • "The BFG" by Roald Dahl
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    "David Koepp Writes Thrillers Differently These Days" (Aug. 25, 2022)

  • "Cold Storage" by David Koepp
  • "Aurora" by David Koepp
  • "The Andromeda Strain" by Michael Crichton
  • "The Sirens of Titan" by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
  • "That’s Good! That’s Bad!" by Margery Cuyler
  • "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" by Ben Fountain
  • "A Queen to the Rescue: The Story of Henrietta Szold, Founder of Hadassah" by Nancy Churnin
  • "A Girl Named Carrie: The Visionary Who Created Neiman Marcus and Set the Standard for Fashion" by Jerrie Marcus Smith
  • "River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile" by Candice Millard
  • "Remarkably Bright Creatures" by Shelby Van Pelt
  • "Lessons in Chemistry" by Bonnie Garmus
  • "Trust" by Hernan Diaz
  • "The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • "Artemis Fowl" series by Eoin Colfer
  • The "Harry Potter" series by J.K. Rowling
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    "Sidik Fofana Steps Out of the Classroom" (Aug. 18, 2022)

  • "Stories from the Tenants Downstairs" by Sidik Fafana
  • "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" by Junot Díaz
  • "Birds of America" by Lorrie Moore
  • The "Broken Earth" trilogy by N.K. Jemisin
  • "Harlem" by Langston Hughes from "The Collected Works of Langston Hughes"
  • "A Farewell to Arms" by Ernest Hemingway
  • "The Odyssey" by Homer
  • "A Separate Peace" by John Knowles
  • "Native Son" by Richard Wright
  • "Trombone Shorty" by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews
  • "Easy Beauty" by Chloé Cooper Johnson
  • "Oh William!" By Elizabeth Strout
  • "Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself" by Nedra Glover Tawwab
  • "Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals" by Oliver Burkeman
  • ?

    "Jenny Lawson is Broken (In the Best Possible Way)" (Aug. 11, 2022)

  • "Broken (in the Best Possible Way)" by Jenny Lawson
  • "Furiously Happy" by Jenny Lawson
  • "Let's Pretend This Never Happened" by Jenny Lawson
  • "Twice 22" by Ray Bradbury
  • "Pet Sematary" by Stephen King
  • "Hurricane Girl" by Marcy Dermansky
  • "Florida Woman" by Deb Rogers
  • "Her Body and Other Parties" by Carmen Maria Machado
  • "There, There" by Tommy Orange
  • "A Visitation of Spirits" by Randall Kenan
  • "Stories from the Tenants Downstairs" by Sidik Fofana
  • "The Hakawati" by Rabih Alameddine
  • ?

    "Hernan Diaz Trusts His Characters" (July 28, 2022)

  • "Trust" by Hernan Diaz
  • "In The Distance" by Hernan Diaz
  • "A Backward Glance" by Edith Wharton
  • "Portrait of a Lady" by Henry James
  • "I am a Bunny" by Richard Scarry
  • "Horse" by Geraldine Brooks
  • "Lincoln Highway" by Amor Towles
  • "Cloud Cuckoo Land" by Anthony Doerr
  • "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens
  • The Old Man in the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  • "Emma" by Jane Austen
  • ?

    "J. Ryan Stradal Writes From the Heart" (July 21, 2022)

  • "Kitchens of the Great Midwest" by J. Ryan Stradal
  • "The Lager Queen of Minnesota" by J. Ryan Stradal
  • "Elsewhere, California" by Dana Johnson
  • "Jesus' Son" by Denis Johnson
  • "Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!" by Dr. Seuss
  • "Goodnight Moon" by Margaret Wise Brian
  • "Goodnight Loon" by Abe Sauer
  • "Ficciones" by Jorge Luis Borges
  • "Pale Fire" by Vladimir Nabokov
  • "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • "Craft in the Real World: Rethinking Fiction Writing and Workshopping" by Matthew Salesses
  • "Shoulder Season: A Novel" by Christina Clancy
  • "Four Dead Horses" by K. T. Sparks
  • "Lessons in Chemistry" by Bonnie Garmus
  • "This Time Tomorrow" by Emma Straub
  • "This is Happiness" by Niall Williams
  • "The Boy and His Dog at the End of the World" by C.A. Fletcher
  • ?

    "Anna Quindlen Wants You to Write" (July 14, 2022)

  • "Write for Your Life" by Anna Quindlen
  • "Alternate Side" by Anna Quindlen
  • "The Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens
  • "Pioneer Women: The Lives of Women on the Frontier" by Linda Peavy
  • "Object Lessons" by Anna Quindlen
  • The Holy Bible
  • "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeline L’Engle
  • "The House of Mirth" by Edith Wharton
  • "Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting" by Anna Quindlen
  • "Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail" by Ben Montgomery
  • "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury
  • "One Thousand Splendid Suns" by Khaled Hosseni
  • "The Gilded Wolves" by Roshani Chokshi
  • "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein
  • "The Magnolia Palace" by Fiona Davis
  • "Kitchens of the Great Midwest" by J. Ryan Stradal
  • "The Lager Queen of Minnesota" by J. Ryan Stradal
  • ?

    "Jennifer Egan Plays with Form" (July 7, 2022)

  • "A Visit from the Goon Squad" by Jennifer Egan
  • "The Keep" by Jennifer Egan
  • "Manhattan Beach" by Jennifer Egan
  • "The House of Mirth" by Edith Wharton
  • "Lavender's Blue: A Book of Nursery Rhymes" by Kathleen Lines and Harold Jones
  • "Remarkably Bright Creatures" by Shelby Van Pelt
  • "Happy For You" by Claire Stanford
  • "A Prayer for Owen Meany" by John Irving
  • "Charlotte's Web" by E.B. White
  • Preston & Child "Agent Pendergast" series
  • "The Power Broker" By Robert Caro
  • "Fifty Shades of Grey" by E.L. James (Yes, Charles Gibson read it. And yes, I am listing it. Sorry, Dad.)
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    "Claire Stanford is Happy For You" (June 30, 2022)

  • "The Savage Detectives" by Roberto Bola?o
  • "The Berenstain Bears" series by Stan and Jan Berenstain
  • "Year of Dangerous Days: Riots Refugees and Cocaine in Miami 1980" by Nicholas Griffin
  • "Big Trouble" by Dave Barry
  • "Trust" by Hernan Diaz
  • ?

    "David Gergen Knows Politics" (June 23, 2022)

  • "Hearts Touched with Fire" by David Gergen
  • "Lincoln at Gettysburg" by Garry Wills
  • "The Hero's Journey" by Joseph Campbell
  • "The March of Folly" by Barbara Tuchman
  • "King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table" by Roger Lancelyn Green
  • "Churchill: Walking with Destiny" by Andrew Roberts
  • "To Marry and to Meddle" by Martha Waters
  • "Flying Solo" by Linda Holmes
  • "Maine Beer: Brewing in Vacationland" by Josh Christie
  • "Make Way for Ducklings" by Robert McCloskey
  • "Blueberries for Sal" by Robert McCloskey
  • "One Morning in Maine" by Robert McCloskey
  • "Letters of E.B. White" by E.B. White (Revised)
  • "Charlotte's Web" by E.B. White
  • "Stuart Little" by E.B. White
  • "Sigh, Gone" by Phuc Tran
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