Winter Reading Show

Guests Barbara Hoffert, Terry Hong, and E. Ethelbert Miller share their picks for reads ranging from the delightful children’s It’s a Book to the wry How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming.

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Summer Reading Show

Guests Barbara Hoffert, Ginnie Cooper, Trish Brown and Sarah Cornish Debraski share their picks for some of the best reads of the season, from moving non-fiction like David Finkel’s account of the U.S. military’s surge in Iraq in 2007 to beloved children’s author Sandra Boynton’s Perfect Piggies.

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