Readers' Review

Readers' Review: "The White Tiger" by Aravind Adiga

November 26, 2008

Diane invites listeners to join a discussion of the book which received this year's Mann Booker Prize. The judges said it was chosen because it shocked and entertained them in equal measure. "The White Tiger" is a darkly humorous novel...

Readers' Review: "The Plot Against America" by Philip Roth

October 29, 2008

Diane invites listeners to join a discussion of what some reviewers called Philip Roth's most powerful political novel. It presents an alternate world in which Charles Lindbergh defeats FDR in the 1940 presidential election.

Readers Review: "A Farewell to Arms" by Ernest Hemingway

August 20, 2008

Listeners are invited to join a panel discussion of what some critics have called the best novel to emerge from World War I.

Readers Review: "Anne of Green Gables" by L.M. Montgomery

July 23, 2008

In 1908, Lucy Maud Montgomery published this classic story of an eleven-year-old orphan sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm. Diane invites you to join the discussion about...

Readers' Review: "One Writer's Beginnings" by Eudora Welty (Rebroadcast)

July 4, 2008

Please join Diane and her panel this month as they discuss Eudora Welty's memoir "One Writer's Beginning." Ms. Welty discusses growing up in the South and how her family and surroundings influenced her personality and writing.

Readers' Review: "One Writer's Beginnings" by Eudora Welty

June 25, 2008

Please join Diane and her panel this month as they discuss Eudora Welty's memoir "One Writer's Beginning." Ms. Welty discusses growing up in the South and how her family and surroundings influenced her personality and writing.

Readers Review: "All the King's Men" by Robert Penn Warren

April 30, 2008

Diane invites listeners to discuss this classic work of fiction based on the life and career of Louisiana's legendary politician Huey Long.

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.

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