Today, Talk of the Nation features Horoscopes for the Dead: Poems by Billy Collins (Random, ISBN 978-1400064922). PW’s review said, “The 1990s belonged to Billy Collins in the same way that the 1980s belonged to Robert Fulghum (All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten). Collins's gently ironic, gently elegiac work—the mirror image of, say, Jonathan Franzen's suburban delvings—has slowly constructed a pitch-perfect purgatory, and this death-themed ninth collection seems to want to make it as literal as possible: it opens as the speaker stands ‘before the joined grave of my parents’ and asks, ‘What do you think of my new glasses?’ "
Sara Foster, author of Sara Foster’s Southern Kitchen (Random, ISBN 978-1400068593), is on The Martha Stewart Show.
Jesse Ventura, author of 63 Documents the Government Doesn’t Want You to Read (Skyhorse, ISBN 978-1616082260) is on WPIX’s Morning News, The View, and The Joy Behar Show.
The Colbert Report talks to Wade Graham, author of American Eden (Harper, 9780061583421).
Sheryl Crow and chef Chuck White, coauthors of If It Makes You Healthy (St. Martin’s, ISBN 978-0312658953), are on The Rachael Ray Show.
The Today Show welcomes Alan Paul, author of Big in China (Harper, ISBN 9780061993152).
Tom Clavin, author of One for the Ages: Jack Nicklaus and the 1986 Masters (Chicago Review Press, ISBN 9781569767054), is on The Golf Channel’s Morning Drive.
Focus on the Family’s show Your Family Live interviews Bethany and Cheri Hamilton, coauthors of Raising a Soul Surfer (Regal, ISBN 978-0830759699).
WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show sits down with Tim Wakefield, former Red Sox pitcher and author of Knuckler: My Life with Baseball's Most Confounding Pitch (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 978-0547517698).
Also on WNYC, The Leonard Lopate Show chats with Jason Stearns, author of Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa (Public Affairs, ISBN 978-1586489298); Alina Tugend, author of In Better By Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong (Riverhead, ISBN 978-1594487859); and Karen Russell, author of Swamplandia! (Knopf, ISBN 978-0307263995).
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