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book show

  • Author Richard Powers won the Pulitzer Prize for the #1 New York Times bestseller, “The Overstory.” His latest novel, “Bewilderment,” has already been shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize and longlisted for the 2021 National Book Award for Fiction.
  • Thirty years ago, Anita Hill faced down an all-male, all-white Senate Judiciary Committee, led by then-Senator Joe Biden, to testify that her boss, Supreme Court Justice nominee Clarence Thomas, had sexually harassed her. Her new book is: "Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence."
  • Author Amitava Kumar's new novel, "A Time Outside This Time," is set at a writer's retreat and reflects on the issues of fake news, memory, and the ways in which truth gives over to fiction. Kumar has crafted his fiction so seamlessly from real life that the reader is forced to reckon with what is "real."
  • Pushcart Prizewinning poet Maggie Smith gained star status with her breakout bestseller “Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity and Change.” Now with “Goldenrod,” Smith returns to her original craft with a powerful collection of poems that explore parenthood, solitude, love, and memory.
  • Peter Heller’s new novel, “The Guide,” takes place against the backdrop of his home state of Colorado. It follows a young man, Jack, who accepts a job as a fishing guide at an elite resort in the wilds of Colorado. What begins as an idyllic experience soon takes a dark turn.
  • In her new novel “Infinite Country,” acclaimed author Patricia Engel gives voice to five family members as they navigate the particular challenges family life in two countries. In the book, Engel shows immigration as an ongoing process and a constant flow of people across borders.
  • Editor, journalist and writer Christopher Cox explores his experiences with looming deadlines and how he became determined to learn the secret of managing them in his new book, “The Deadline Effect: How to Work Like it’s the Last Minute Before the Last Minute.”
  • Editor, journalist and writer Christopher Cox explores his experiences with looming deadlines and how he became determined to learn the secret of managing them in his new book, “The Deadline Effect: How to Work Like it’s the Last Minute Before the Last Minute.”
  • 33 years ago, Fannie Flagg wrote the New York Times bestseller "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café" and she is now back with a sequel that…