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All Sides Weekend Books

  • Summer is here and it's time to gather books to read at the beach, the pool or wherever you go. Our panelists will provide tips on the latest literary releases.
  • With summer right around the corner what could be better than a beach read? All Sides Weekend Host Christopher Purdy and his guests discuss their latest reading recommendations.
  • If you’re still recovering from the holidays and enduring these dark winter days a good book might be just what you need. On All Sides Weekend Books, our panel has the latest hits and their personal favorites.
  • 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.