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The Book Report
A fun, fast-moving, fact-filled radio show about everything book-related.
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With Memorial Day just ahead, Elaine kicks off her Summer Reads series with a spotlight on those captivating "Who Dun Its?" You'll find a mix of debut works, and new titles from the biggest names in the book biz.

This week on the book report:

Interview: Jens Lapidus, Author

Jens Lapidus is a criminal defense lawyer who represents some of Sweden's most notorious underworld criminals. "Easy Money" is the first in his Stockholm Noir trilogy, and has been made into a major motion picture.

Book Report May 5 & 6

With a preponderance of memoirs out in time for summer reading, Elaine travels down "memory lane" and previews titles from the world of politics, entertainment, sports and more.

Peter Ford, Author and Actor

Audio Books Previewed:
"Mrs. Kennedy and Me: An Intimate Memoir" by Clint Hill and Lisa McCubbin
"A Natural Woman" by Carole King
"Sweet Judy Blue Eyes: My Life in Music" by Judy Collins
"Driving Mr. Yogi: Yogi Berra, Ron Guidry and Baseball's Greatest Gift" by Harvey Araton
"Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail" by Cheryl Strayed
"Fairy Tale Interrupted: A Memoir of Life, Love and Loss" by RoseMarie Terenzio
"George F. Kennan" by John Lewis Gaddis

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A passage from the final Wheel of Time book, A Memory of Light, is available on

We're traveling to a new dimension - science fiction - finding recent titles in the category, plus rediscovering classics from giants in the genre.

This weekend (28th & 29th April):
Frank Fiore, Author

Audio Books Previewed:
"Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline
"The War of the Worlds" by H G Wells
"Triggers" by Robert J Sawyer
"The Road" by Cormac McCarthy
"Into the Black: Odyssey One" by Evan Currie
"Pathfinder: Book 1" by Orson Scott Card
"A Princess of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
"Foundation" by Isaac Asimov
"The Stand" by Stephen King

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New today at BAM! Pick up your copy of Stephen King's new novel in the Dark Tower series, The Wind Through the Keyhole.

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Writer's Digest has how-to-write type books on sale today, one of which is this. It's excellent, I highly recommend it for anyone who writes Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Currently $9.

11 & 12 Feb Show Archive:
For Valentine's Day, Elaine prowls lists of love and literature for titles worthy of your heart... and your mind. Listen to the show here:

Jeffery Zaslow

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JK Rowling New Book Rumors Roundup – What Will Her New Novel Be About?
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