Cara Black will be our guest for CapRadio Reads 2nd Anniversary Party in January.
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.
It's always interesting to inspect the lives of our favorite authors. The discussion about Under The Wide and Starry Sky, about the life of Robert Louis Stevenson was no different. We even heard some of his poetry from our readers.
Kosher style appetizers to celebrate the holiday, an interview with author Katie Hafner and a glass or two of wine. What better way to spend the first night of Passover? Thanks for a wonderful evening to Katie Hafner and Donna Apidone.
Books and authors are prime topics in Sacramento. Our CapRadio Reads group had a very lively conversation about House Girl by Tara Conklin. Please join the club, so you too can participate in the hottest book club in town.
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.
How Tinseltown Got Tipsy: A Boozy Taste Of Hollywood History
Mark Bailey, who detailed old Hollywood's legendary love affair with liquor in his book Of All the Gin Joints, shares stories from a bygone era over cocktails at a legendary Hollywood bar.
Bridwell Created A Big Red Dog That Grew With Readers' Love
Norman Bridwell, the beloved creator of the classic children's book character, Clifford the Big Red Dog, died last week. NPR's Scott Simon remembers the author.
A Literate London Cabbie's Favorite Books For 2014
Every year, well-read London cabbie Will Grozier joins NPR's Scott Simon to talk books. In 2014, he recommends the writing of a fellow taxi driver, and a new take on World War I.
Gentlefolk All, Survive Your Holidays With Help From Chaucer
Who better to help you through the stresses and strains of a modern Christmas than a 14th-century English poet? Yes, Geoffrey Chaucer is online now, and he's here for all your holiday advice needs.
Antarctic Holiday: A Christmas Feast In The Loneliest Spot On Earth
For Dr. Gavin Francis, Christmas Eve marked the start of a year-long stay in an icy research base 8,700 miles from home. In this "empire of ice and isolation," he says, food is essential to morale.
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Did you know a world record was broken on September 10?
Here's what our team is reading ....
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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