Fri. 7/6/12 Summer Reads

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Fri. 7/6/12
Summer Reads

Fri. 7/6/12
Summer Reads

The Emily Rooney Show

We hear from area authors and literary insiders who reveal what’s on their summer reading lists. Plus we open up the phone lines and take your recommendations.

Thurs. 7/5/12
White House Burning

Thurs. 7/5/12
White House Burning

The Emily Rooney Show

We're joined by the authors of White House Burning, which argues that the national debt is eating away at America's future and that the consequences will be dire.

Wed. 7/4/12
Elizabeth The Queen: The Life Of A Modern Monarch

Wed. 7/4/12
Elizabeth The Queen: The Life Of A Modern Monarch

The Emily Rooney Show

In honor of Independence Day, we aired a special rewind episode about Elizabeth the Queen.

Wed. 7/4/12
Rebecca Eaton's 'Masterpiece'

Wed. 7/4/12
Rebecca Eaton's 'Masterpiece'

The Emily Rooney Show

A special rewind episode featuring Masterpiece Executive Producer Rebecca Eaton in the studio to discuss Downton Abbey's success and how she plans to stay on top.

Tues. 7/3/12
In The Studio With Dan Bern

Tues. 7/3/12
In The Studio With Dan Bern

The Emily Rooney Show

Our resident provocateur Steve Almond returns with an in-studio performance by Dan Bern and his backing band, Common Rotation.

Tues. 7/3/12
One On One With Tom Hamilton

Tues. 7/3/12
One On One With Tom Hamilton

The Emily Rooney Show

Tom Hamilton joins us – ahead of Aerosmith’s North American Tour – to explain what keeps him, Steven Tyler and the rest of the “Bad Boys From Boston” going after 40 years.


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Summer Reads
BooksWe’re talking books, books, books. And then after that… more books! What’s summer without a great book to get you through those long, lazy days? Fiction and memoir, non-fiction and young adult — we’ve got you covered. We’ll hear from area authors and literary insiders who reveal what’s on their summer reading lists. And then we open up the phone lines and take your recommendations. And of course we’ll answer the question on everyone’s mind: Will somebody recommend Fifty Shades of Grey?

Here's the list of our guests' picks and your ideas.

Guests:
  Elin Hilderbrand, author of Summerland, Barefoot and Nantucket Nights
  Jocelyn Kelley, co-owner of book publicity firm Kelley and Hall
  Steve Almond, author of God Bless America and regular Show & Tell contributor
  Donna Eden Cohen, “Great Fenway Park Writers Series”
  Katherine Flynn, literary agent at Kneerim & Williams
  Casey Sherman, journalist and bestselling author of five books including The Finest Hours and Bad Blood

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