Summer Book Show

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Books Mentioned on Today's Program:

Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity by Katherine Boo

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Our Black Year : one family's quest to buy Black in America's racially divided economy / Maggie Anderson with Ted Gregory

The story of Charlotte's Web : E. B. White's eccentric life in nature and the birth of an American classic / Michael Sims

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder

A Secret Gift by Ted Gup

The Twelve by William Gladstone

I am forbidden by Anouk Markovits

The master's muse : by Varley O'Connor

In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

Defending Jacob by William Landry

Billy Lynn's long halftime walk / Ben Fountain

When women were birds : fifty-four variations on voice / Terry Tempest Williams

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

The Twelve by William Gladstone

Swamplandia! by Karen Russell

The Pale King by David Foster Wallace

Train Dreams by Denis Johnson

The Hours by Michael Cunningham

Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman

Portrait of a Spy by Daniel Silva

Book Lust by Nancy Pearl

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

Our Kind of Traitor by John Le Carre

Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

Half Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan

Emily, Alone by Stewart O’Nan

Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O’Nan

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Songs for the Missing by Stewart O’Nan

The Gilded Age by Claire McMillan

The Odds by Stuart O’Nan

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

Citizen Vince by Jess Walter

50 Shades of Gray by E.L. James

Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward

World We Found by Thrity Umrigar

The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan

Tallulah Rising by Glen Duncan

Love Story by Erich Segal

Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Twilight by Stephanie Meyer

I am Jackie Chan by Jackie Chan

Thanks to the staff of The Cuyahoga County Public Library for compiling this list!


Karen Long, book editor Plain Dealer

Sari Feldman, executive director Cuyahoga County Public Library

Suzanne DeGaetano, Macs Backs

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