Lisa See's China Dolls is up for discussion
CapRadio Reads Welcomes Laurie R. King In March
This Will Be About Brilliant Writing
New Year! New Author Event!
A short little note this week.
Life is more fun when you live on purpose.
What a great "Last CapRadio Reads for 2014." What's next?
It was a great night for The Golden State. Michelle Richmond, Donna Apidone and our audience all had a terrific time, hearing the ins and outs of writing this book.
Corruption, fraud, scandal and intrigue.... They're not just for politicians anymore. CapRadioReads' September pick is The Art Forger.
While the group gathered to discuss this book, we all determined that there was really only one likeable character in the entire novel. That being said, we were all happy to learn more about this remarkable age of art and dance in Paris.
A sold out event, soulful music and a look into the life of one of America's greatest musicians. Galadrielle Allman is a superstar and a devoted daughter and historian.
An overflow crowd jammed into our Community Room for this conversation. It was amazing to hear our readers strong reactions to this book about the secret state of North Korea.
Laurie R. King Leaves Them Laughing
There are many times that an author brings a reader to tears. It is not often, however, that it happens to the crowd at a book signing.
A packed house at CapRadio Reads to hear Paul Robins discuss his book Did Sid? with Rick Eytcheson. Were you there?
CapRadio Reads celebrated our first anniversary with New York Times Bestselling Author Christopher Reich and Morning Edition Host Donna Apidone.
Our November title, “The Orchardist” by Amanda Coplin, takes us to a rural part of the Pacific Northwest, where a reclusive orchardist tends to his apricots and apples as if they were family.
CapRadio Readers welcomed award winning author Anthony Marra to our Community Room last night with open arms and excellent questions.
Authors Ethel Brennan and Sara Remington wowed a cool room full of CapRadio Readers in their conversation with Donna Apidone.
Centenarian Poet Was A Fearless Guide To 'The Country Of Old Age'
Poet and author Margaret Howe Freydburg died last week at 107; she wrote and published well past her 100th birthday. Her friend Nancy Slonim Aronie has an appreciation of a remarkable woman.
Artist Goes Outside The Lines With Coloring Books For Grown-Ups
When Johanna Basford first told her publisher she wanted to draw books for adults — well, she says, "You can imagine how quiet they were." Today, both of her books have become sell-out successes.
A Filmmaker's Surreal Vision On The Page In 'Where The Bird Sings Best'
The multitalented Alejandro Jodorowsky turns to fiction (sort of) with a semi-autobiographical novel. Critic Juan Vidal calls it "brilliant, mad, unpredictable."
Jon Ronson Has Nothing To Be Ashamed Of, But What About The Rest Of Us?
His new book, So You've Been Publicly Shamed, looks at the ways social media shaming affects both the targets and those doing the shaming. Critic Eric Weiner calls it sharp-eyed and often hilarious.
Scott Simon: 'We Don't Fully Grow Up' Until We Lose Our Parents
"There are some lessons that only grief and responsibility can teach us," says Weekend Edition host Scott Simon. His new memoir, Unforgettable, is about the life and death of his mother.
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CapRadio Reads is a book club and online reading community, hosted by Capital Public Radio. Moderator Vicki Lorini and host Donna Apidone encourage you to participate in person or on the website. (click the red title for more)
Did you know a world record was broken on September 10?
Host and interviewer Donna Apidone sees CapRadioReads as more than a book club. It is an opportunity to share ideas associated with books. Sometimes her conversation with an author takes a revealing turn that surprises everyone in the room. (more)
So many books, so little time. Here are some titles we've heard about. These are not endorsements nor do they reflect the opinions of Capital Public Radio or CapRadio Reads.
Christopher Reich with CPR's Donna Apidone
Author Anthony Marra in conversation with Donna Apidone (12Aug13)
Authors Ethel Brennan and Sara Remington with Donna Apidone (8Jun13)
John Lescroart talks with Donna Apidone May 7, 2013
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