Book list

Books on the Air

 Baking With the Cake Boss by Buddy Valastro
 100 Plus by Sonia Arrison
The Tanning of America by Steve Stoute
Simple Family Meals by Mario Batali
Almost President by Scott Farris
Rotis by Stephane Reynaud
Then Again by Diane Keaton

The Magical Christmas Horse by Mary Higgins Clark

Warren Buffett Stock Portfolio by Mary Buffett and David Clark

Queen of America by Luis Alberto Urrea

The Artist of Disappearance by Anita Desai

Ben-Gurion by Shimon Peres
Weekend Edition: 420 Characters by Lou Beach

Nigella Christmas by Nigella Lawson
Extra Virginity by Tom Mueller

Best Business Books of 2011

Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
18 Minutes by Peter Bregman
Poor Economics by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Reinventing Discovery by Michael Nielsen
Nothing To Lose, Everything To Gain by Ryan Blair
Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow
You Must Read This: Elegies for the Brokenhearted by Christie Hodgen reviewed by Stewart O’Nan

Morning Edition: Nancy Pearl‘s 2011 Picks
In Zanesville by Jo Ann Beard
A World on Fire by Amanda Foreman
Blind Sight by Meg Howrey
The Summer of the Bear by Bella Pollen
By George by Wesley Stace
Vaclav and Lena by Haley Tanner
Down the Mysterly River by Bill Willingham

All Things Considered: 3 Books on Masquerading Identities
The Runner by David Samuels
Pudd’nhead Wilson by Mark Twain
Arthur Mervyn Or, Memoirs of the Year 1793 by Charles Brockden Brown

All Things Considered: Something For Nothing by Michael W. Klein
Diane Rehm Show: The Accordion Family by Katherine Newman
Marketplace: An Economist Gets Lunch by Tyler Cowen

Year-End-Wrap-Up: The 10 Best Novels of 2011
Swamplandia by Karen Russell
Open City by Teju Cole
The Submission by Amy Waldman
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
The Illumination by Kevin Brockmeier
The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
Train Dreams by Denis Johnson
The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
All Things Considered: Alan Cheuse Picks The Best Books To Give As Gifts
The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt by Caroline Preston
Queen of America by Luis Alberto Urrea
The Complete Record Cover Collection by R. Crumb
The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht

Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich
Fired Up: The Year’s Best Science Fiction, Fantasy
A Dance With Dragons by George R.R. Martin
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne Valente
Rule 34 by Charles Stross
The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie
Delirium by Lauren Oliver

Apollo’s Angels by Jennifer Homans
A Passion For The Past: Best Historical Fiction of 2011
Elizabeth I by Margaret George
The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman
Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
Death of Kings by Bernard Cornwell
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

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