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All Sides Weekend Books

  • The gift that never disappoints a book lover, another book. Literary experts give their top recommendations and holiday gift ideas.
  • The novel “Hell of a Book” went from a publisher’s discard pile a decade ago to National Book Award winner this week. All Sides Weekend: Books host Christopher Purdy and guests discuss the National Book Award winners and offer other reading recommendations.
  • We have plenty of recommendations for your fall reading list on the All Sides Weekend book show.
  • Pleasant Valley is a beautiful corner of Richland County, and one of the first parts of the region to be settled. Most people associate the area with the Malabar Farm estate of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Louis Broomfield. Author Mark Sebastian Jordan discusses his new book about the murders.
  • Associated Press reporter Andrew Welsh-Huggins of Columbus has a second career: writing mystery novels. Today on All Sides Weekend: Books we talk with local authors who share their latest works and review books for summer reading.
  • Today on All Sides Weekend Books, host Christopher Purdy talks with Ohio State professor Elissa Washuta about her new collection of essays, titled White Magic. Plus, the latest recommendations for your summer reading list.
  • History often remembers first ladies by a signature project or two, but Lady Bird Johnson came to define the role beyond the beautification project for which she is best known. On All Sides Weekend: Books, we discuss her legacy along with other page-turners of interest.
  • What will be the page turners of 2021? Only time will tell, but if 2020 is any indication, top picks will run gamut from politics to the pandemic to race…
  • The gift that never disappoints a book lover — another book.The New York Times has weighed in with its top titles for 2020 — picking a presidential tome,…
  • Book publishers predict winter reading lists will be a mix of non-fiction picks that reflect current events and fiction choices that offer escapism.Other…