The Book Show: September 26, 2013

Sep 26, 2013

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by Faith Middleton

Gather around book buddies. It's time to join in the hunt for books that will make life interesting. Whether you want escape, pleasure, thrills, wisdom, information, learning, or laughs, you'll hear about all kinds of good reads on our Book Show… Mysteries, Science, History, Comedy, Biographies, Thrillers, Memoirs, Politics, Food, Travel.

You never know what's coming your way on our book safari. And book club members, we'd like to know what you love. 203-776-WNPR.

It's wild out there. Tens of thousands of books every season. Join the conversation by email, on Twitter, or on Facebook.

Lee's Picks

  • Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, translated by Edward FitzGerald
  • Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy
  • The Finishing School, James Lee Burke
  • Pegasus Descending, Muriel Spark
  • Drums Along the Mohawk, James Edmonds
  • Cyrano de Bergerac, Edmund Rostand
  • A Portrait of the Arist as a Young Man, James Joyce

Rose's Picks

  • Three Junes, Julia Glass
  • The Imperial Cruise, James Bradley
  • While I Was Gone, Sue Miller


  • Lee Jacobus - author
  • Rose Quiello - professor of English, SCSU