Winter Reading Show

Whether you’re lounging around in front of a roaring fireplace or waiting impatiently in the airport terminal — a book makes great company. Hear about the best reads of the season — and share a few recommendations of your own, with our panel of independent bookstore owners and literary critics.

Summer Reading Show

Barbara Hoffert, Carla Cohen, and Traci Giganti present a range of picks, including Jhumpa Lahiri’s Unaccustomed Earth and an absorbing historical non-fiction book about courageous British politicians in the run-up to WWII.

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