Readers' Review

Readers' Review: Tim O'Brien's "In the Lake of the Woods"

May 25, 2001

The Diane Rehm Show Readers' Review returns with a discussion of Tim O'Brien's novel In the Lake of the Woods. The novel centers on a politician whose role in a Vietnam War massacre has just become public.

Readers' Review: Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms"

March 16, 2001

The March Readers' Review panel joins Diane at the Newseum in Arlington, Virginia to discuss Ernest Hemingway's novel A Farewell to Arms, a novel inspired by the author's experiences during World War I.

Readers' Review: Gabriel Garcia Marquez's "Love in the Time of Cholera"

February 16, 2001

The February Readers' Review panel discusses Love in the Time of Cholera by Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez. This tale of unrequited but lasting love tells the story of a man who spends 50 years, 9 months, and 4 days in love with...

Readers' Review: Cormac McCarthy's "All the Pretty Horses"

January 19, 2001

The January Readers' Review panel discusses Cormac McCarthy's National Book Award winner, All the Pretty Horses, a coming-of-age story set in northern Mexico.

Readers' Review: "To Kill a Mockingbird"

December 22, 2000

The December Readers' Review panel discusses a favorite American novel, Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. Set in small-town Alabama in the 1930's, it's part courtroom drama, part family saga, and part coming-of-age tale.

Readers' Review: "The Wizard of Oz"

October 20, 2000

This month, the Readers' Review panel discusses an American classic that's celebrating its centennial this year: L. Frank Baum's "The Wizard of Oz." Join Diane and her guests on the Yellow Brick Road!

Readers' Review: Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights"

August 18, 2000

The August Reader's Review panel discusses Emily Bronte's classic novel of romance and spite: "Wuthering Heights," set on the moors of nineteenth-century Yorkshire. They'll talk about why the tumultuous relationship between Cathy...

Readers' Review: Sebastian Junger's "The Perfect Storm"

July 21, 2000

In 1991, one of the most powerful storms in recorded history developed in the North Atlantic. "The Perfect Storm," Sebastian Junger's account of a fishing boat caught in the tempest, was a best-seller and has now been made into a...

Readers' Review: Mitch Albom's "Tuesdays with Morrie"

June 16, 2000

Mitch Albom's book "Tuesdays with Morrie" is an account of his visits with a former professor facing the end of his life. It's been on bestseller lists for more than two and a half years. The June Reader's Review panel discusses...

Readers' Review: Graham Greene's "The Heart of the Matter."

April 21, 2000

The April Readers' Review panel discusses Graham's novel, which is set in West Africa during World War II and tells the story of a man struggling with the moral dilemmas of his adulterous affair.

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