Summer Book Club 2011

What are you reading this summer? Authors and Takeaway hosts, contributors and guests weigh in.

  • Summer Book Club: 'The Submission'

    Aug 16, 2011
    Listen As the tenth anniversary of September 11 approaches, our host John Hockenberry decided to focus his summer reading on novels about 9/11. This week's pick touches upon how we m...
  • Summer Book Club: S.J. Bolton's 'Blood Harvest'

    Jul 18, 2011
    Our book club continues today with Celeste Headlee's second pick of the summer. S.J. Bolton is one of the most successful mystery authors writing today. Her third novel "Blood Harvest...
  • The Takeaway's Summer Book Club: 'The Tiger's Wife'

    Jul 6, 2011
    Our summer book club continues today with Celeste's first pick for July. Tea Obreht burst onto the literary scene this year with her first novel, "The Tiger’s Wife." The book explores...
  • Celeste Headlee Shares Her Summer Reading List

    Jul 4, 2011
    In July, our Summer Book Club continues. This month, Celeste Headlee picks her reads. She explains her reading philosophy with a little help from our listeners, noting that heavy lift...
  • Coming-of-Age with 'In Zanesville'

    Jun 29, 2011
    The coming-of-age story is a summer book standard. So many of us remember spending our lazy summer days with Francie from "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn," the March sisters of "Little Wome...
  • Your Picks for Best Summer Reads

    Jun 15, 2011
    All this summer, The Takeaway is recommending the best beach reading for our listeners. But many of you also have your own suggestions. Tell us, what are you reading this summer? Chec...