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 News: The Celebrity Of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Also: Exiled Romanian poet Nina Cassian has died; the real title of Hillary Clinton's forthcoming memoir; Gary Shteyngart retires from book blurbing.


'During The Reign,' A Dissolving Family Retells Its History

Joan Chase's 1983 debut During the Reign of the Queen of Persia is a careful, layered account of a troubled family in rural 1950s Ohio, narrated by a quasi-Greek chorus of daughters and cousins.


Colombia Mourns Death Of Favorite Son: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, died on Thursday. He made Colombia synonymous with literature, particularly the dreamlike, whimsical story-telling known as magical realism.


Sen. Elizabeth Warren Writes Of A Worldview Shaped In Youth

In her memoir, A Fighting Chance, Warren reveals a childhood brush with bankruptcy and reflects on hard-won political lessons.


Writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Who Gave Voice To Latin America, Dies

The master of magic realism was the region's best-known writer. His novels were filled with miraculous events and characters; love and madness; wars, dreams and death. He died Thursday at 87.


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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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