Virginia Democratic Party Chairwoman Susan Swecker is in studio. And Aisha Braveboy, candidate for Prince George's State's Attorney, joins us.
The summer is already sweltering, and we’ve got book suggestions for anyone looking for good reads fit for lazy days. A slew of debut novels are creating buzz, and if hardcovers are too much of a lift for your beach bag, there are great titles just out in paperback, too. Prefer non-fiction? We have you covered with memoirs and biographies. Join us for our annual Summer Reading show.
- Barbara Hoffert Editor, Prepub Alert, Library Journal
- Carlos Lozada Non-fiction book critic, Washington Post; writer, Book Party blog
- Tayla Burney Producer and books editor, The Kojo Nnamdi Show
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