We're reading The Goldfinch in June
Ann Packer is a great writer, not just a storyteller
Our Conversation about China Dolls
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.
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.
Post-Ron Swanson, Nick Offerman Has The 'Gumption' To Be Himself
"I've never accused myself of being manly," Offerman says, noting his real-life persona is different from his Parks and Recreation character. His book is a set of essays about people who inspire him.
Novelist Mat Johnson Explores The 'Optical Illusion' Of Being Biracial
Johnson, the son of an African-American mother and an Irish-American father, has just written Loving Day, a funny, sometimes absurd look at what it means to grow up mixed heritage in the U.S.
Friendship, Magic And Danger Blossom In 'Uprooted'
Naomi Novik's latest is a re-worked "Beauty and the Beast," with a powerful female friendship at its heart. Reviewer Amal El-Mohtar calls it "moving, heart-breaking, and thoroughly satisfying."
This Weekend, Navigate The Changing World Of 'Vikram Lall'
M.G. Vassanji's book, The In-Between World of Vikram Lall, wrestles with questions of identity in a story about a young Indian boy coming of age in 1950s Kenya, a time of great political unrest.
What If The Drought Doesn't End? 'The Water Knife' Is One Possibility
It's Chinatown meets Mad Max in writer Paolo Bacigalupi's new desert dystopia, filled with climate refugees, powerful state border patrols, and secret agents called water knives.
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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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