CapRadio Reads

  • Paul Robins joins us in February for a night with Did Sid?

    February 2014

    Paul Robins and Rick Eytcheson are dying to talk about it! Are you one of the lucky ones to be in on the conversation? Join CapRadio Reads for an evening of scrumptious treats and some very interesting conversation about the new book, Did Sid?

  • Celebrate CapRadio Reads Anniversary in January

    December 2013

    Happy New Year to all our CapRadio readers. Don't miss the fabulous First Anniversary Party for CapRadio Reads with special guest, author Christopher Reich in conversation with Donna Apidone.

  • Our November Title is The Orchardist

    November 2013

    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.

  • The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

    October 2013

    While I am tramping all over England I thought you should read about another English pilgrim. "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry" by Rachel Joyce is our October book for discussion Tuesday, 10/8, 6:30 PM.

  • September Title is Stoner by John Williams

    September 2013

    McEwan, a Booker Prize winner, said Stoner is a book that has risen from the dead. Because of McEwan and other notable British figures in the literary word, John Williams' work has been rediscovered.

  • Beautiful Ruins

    June 2013

    Bonnie Raitt did not write Beautiful Ruins, but she could. Jess Walter, the author of our next selection for CapRadio Reads certainly has given us a book to both talk, and think about.

  • From Paris to Provence

    May 2013

    CapRadio Readers are in for a triple creme treat in June. It is my great pleasure to announce the title for our June CapRadio Reads event. Paris to Provence: Childhood Memories of Food & France by Ethel Brennan and Sara Remington.

  • The Ophelia Cut

    April 2013

    Our May selection for CapRadio Reads is the soon to be published book by local New York Times bestselling author John Lescroart, The Ophelia Cut.

Events

  • Our November Title is The Orchardist

    November 2013

    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.

  • Anthony Marra Event Wows Crowd

    August 2013

    CapRadio Readers welcomed award winning author Anthony Marra to our Community Room last night with open arms and excellent questions.

NPR Books

Book Review: 'In Praise Of Hatred'

Alan Cheuse reviews the novel In Praise of Hatred, by Khaled Khalifa. The book, which was recently translated to English, features a young Muslim girl in 1980s Syria.


'Forcing The Spring' Tells One Chapter In Story Of Marriage Equality

The strategy of going to the Supreme Court to challenge Proposition 8 was controversial within the gay-rights movement. Now, Jo Becker's new book is proving to be controversial as well.


Book News: Ex-Supreme Court Justice Wants 6 Changes To Constitution

Also: The battle over the word "literally," Claudia Rankine won the $50,000 Jackson Poetry Prize.


'Chameleon Club' Takes On Too Many Colors

Francine Prose's new Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 concerns itself with the malleability of truth — but stumbles with characters who are flamboyantly quirky, rather than truly engaging.


Exclusive First Read: Colson Whitehead's 'The Noble Hustle'

Colson Whitehead's account of his anhedonic adventures at the World Series of Poker is tough and tasty — like a good piece of beef jerky.


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Eventbrite - May 2014 CapRadio Reads Book Review Meeting

About CapRadio Reads

  • What is CapRadio Reads

    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)

Author Interviews

 
 

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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