Favorite Books of 2016 with Bob Ethington
The Sound of Applause is looking back at some of the highlights from arts and culture in 2016.
Akron-Summit County Public Library manager Bob Ethington discussed some of his favorite reads from the year.
Here's a list of the books he talked about.
Colson Whitehead: "The Underground Railroad"
Don DeLillo: "Zero K"
James McBride: "Kill 'Em and Leave - Searching for James Brown and the American Soul"
J.D. Vance: "Hillbilly Elegy - A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis"
Jane Meyer: "Dark Money - The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right"
Zadie Smith: "Swing Time"
Anthony Bourdain: "Appetites - A Cookbook"
Sarah Bakewell: "At The Existentialist Cafe - Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails"
You can hear Ethington talk about these books on Here and Now featuring The Sound of Applause Tuesday, December 27 at 12:33 p.m. and 1:40 p.m.