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All Sides Weekend: Books


Join guest host Christopher Purdy for Columbus Metropolitan Library’s latest quick picks and more.


  • Kassie Rose, WOSU book critic, her blog is www.thelongestcahpter.com
  • Robin Nesbitt, manager, Hilliard Branch Columbus Library
  • Mark Maxwell, regional manager, Half Price Books

Books mentioned include​:

  • ​"Theory of Bastards" by Audrey Schulman
  • "There, There" by Tommy Orange
  • "The Overstory" by Richard Powers
  • "Becoming" by Michelle Obama
  • "A Million Drops" by Victor del Arbol
  • "The Woman in the Window" by A.J. Finn
  • "They Drew As They Pleased" by Didier Ghez
  • "Melmoth" by Sarah Perry
  • "Virgil Wander" by Leif Enger
  • "American Wolf" by Nate Blakeslee
  • "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean
  • "Bad Blood" by John Carreyou
  • "Educated" by Tara Westover
  • "In Love" by Alfred Hayes