Jan 11, 2015

Bill's Books: New Year, New Books

Bill's Books: New Year, New Books

Bill Goldstein discusses "The Fierce Urgency of New: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society" by Julian Zelizer, "Vanessa and Her Sister" by Priya Parmar, and "The Secret Wisdom of...

Dec 14, 2014

Favorite Books of 2014

Favorite Books of 2014

Bill re-introduces some of his favorite books that were published in 2014.

Nov 16, 2014

Bill's Books: Old Favorites

Bill's Books: Old Favorites

Bill Goldstein introduces "Wagstaff: Before And After Mapplethorpe" by Philip Gefter, "A Map Of Betrayel" by Ha Jin, "Us" by David Nicholls, and "The Prince's Boy" by Paul Bailey.

Nov 2, 2014

Bill's Books: 4 Novels

Bill's Books: 4 Novels

Bill Goldstein introduces novels by veteran authors: "The Zone of Interest" by Martin Amis, "Some Luck" by Jane Smiley, Colm Toibin's "Nora Webster," and the the collection of stories "The Assassination...

Oct 19, 2014

Bill's Books: Political Reads

Bill's Books: Political Reads

Bill Goldstein introduces "Landslide: :BJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America," by Jonathan Darman; "On His Own Terms," by Richard Norton Smith about Nelson Rockefeller: and the novel "The Betrayers"...

Oct 5, 2014

Bill's Books: Latest Page Turners

Bill's Books: Latest Page Turners

Bill Goldstein introduces "The Short And Tragic Life Of Robert Peace," by Jeff Hobbs; "Man V. Nature," by Diane Cook; and "101 Two-Letter Words" by Roz Chast and Stephin Merritt, a poetry book containing the 101...

Sep 22, 2014

Bill's Books: Books to Cozy Up With

Bill's Books: Books to Cozy Up With

Bill Goldstein introduces "Tenessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh" by John Lahr, New York Times writer Charles M. Blow's memoir "Fire Shut Up In My Bones," the novel "The Paying Guests" by Sarah Waters...

Aug 25, 2014

Bill's Books: Novels by First-Time Authors

Bill's Books: Novels by First-Time Authors

As Labor Day looms, Bill suggests some novels from first-time authors as final summer reads: "We Are Not Ourselves" by Matthew Thomas; "Life Drawing" by Robin Black; "What Is Visible" by Kimberly Elkinsall; and...

Jul 29, 2014

Bill's Books: Summer Reads

Bill's Books: Summer Reads

Bill discusses two debut novels: "High As The Horses' Bridles" by Scott Cheshire and "All I Love And Know" by Judith Frank. Bill also introduces "Arts and Entertainment" by Christopher Beha and "Big Little Lies"...

Jul 17, 2014

Bill's Books: Women and Mystery

Bill's Books: Women and Mystery

Bill Goldstein sits down and discusses three books about mysterious women: “The Mockingbird Next Door: The Life of Harper Lee” by Marja Mills; “The Phantom of Fifth Avenue: The Mysterious Life and Scandalous...

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