Readers' Review

Readers Review: "Three Cups of Tea" by Greg Mortenson

March 19, 2008

Diane invites listeners to join in a conversation about the story of a real-life Indiana Jones and his humanitarian campaign to build schools for boys and girls in the Taliban's backyard.

Readers Review: "The Prince" by Niccolo Machiavelli

February 20, 2008

Diane invites listeners to join the discussion of this classic treatise on leadership and power.

Readers Review: "Gift From the Sea" by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

January 23, 2008

Diane leads a discussion of this 1955 classic about simplicity, solitude, caring for the soul, and finding one's place in society and life.

Readers Review: "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle

December 19, 2007

Join Diane for a discussion of this 1963 Newbery Medal winning classic for all ages. "A Wrinkle in Time" is the story of Meg, her brother Charles Wallace, and their extraordinary adventure through time and space to find their father...

Readers Review: "What is the What" by Dave Eggers

November 21, 2007

Listeners are invited to join the discussion about a novel based on the odyssey of a "Sudanese Lost Boy" from his village in Southern Sudan to temporary shelter in Ethiopia to a vast refugee camp in Kenya and finally to Atlanta.

Readers Review: "Dracula" by Bram Stoker

October 24, 2007

Just in time for Halloween, Diane takes a look at this quintessential tale of suspense and horror.

Readers Review: "The Good Earth" by Pearl Buck

August 15, 2007

Diane invites listeners to join a discussion about this classic novel focusing on traditional Chinese culture in the early twentieth century.

Readers' Review: "Water for Elephants" by Sara Gruen

July 18, 2007

Diane invites listeners to join a discussion of one of this summer's paperback bestsellers. "Water for Elephants" tells the story of how life in the circus during the Depression affected one man's journey through life.

Readers' Review: "Villette" by Charlotte Bronte

June 20, 2007

Charlotte Bronte's last and most autobiographical novel is a powerfully moving study of isolation and the pain of unrequited love, narrated by a heroine determined to preserve an independent spirit in the face of adverse circumstances.

Readers Review: "Cat's Cradle" by Kurt Vonnegut

May 30, 2007

Listeners are invited to join Diane and her in-studio guests to remember Kurt Vonnegut by discussing his 1963 science fiction novel dealing with religion, politics, human folly and a new form of ice that freezes at room temperature.

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