Today, Good Morning America hosted Queen Latifah, whose Put on Your Crown: Life-Changing Moments on the Path to Queendom (Grand Central Publishing, 978-0446555890, $20; Hachette Audio unabridged CD, $22.98) pubs tomorrow.
On The Steve Harvey Morning Show, soap opera diva Victoria Rowell revealed her debut novel Secrets of a Soap Opera Diva (Atria, 978-1439164426, $16), which pubbed yesterday.
On Live with Regis and Kelly, Joanna Philbin (daughter of Regis) introduced her YA novel The Daughters (Poppy, 978-0316049009, $16.99; Hachette Audio unabridged CD, $22.98), her first in a series about growing up with celebrity parents. PW found it a “predictably glam but thoroughly enjoyable debut.”
Authors on this morning’s Today show:
Singer/songwriter Chely Wright, whose Like Me: Confessions of a Heartland Country Singer (Pantheon, 978-0307378866, $25.95) pubbed yesterday.
Actor, stand-up comedian, writer, and producer Damon Wayans, whose debut novel is Red Hats (Atria, 978-1439164617, $19.99).
Former First Lady Laura Bush talked about her memoir Spoken from the Heart (Scribner, 978-1439155202, $30; S&S Audio abridged CD, $29.99).
Beth Ostrosky Stern, author of Oh My Dog: How to Choose, Train, Groom, Nurture, Feed, and Care for Your New Best Friend (Gallery, 978-1439160299, $25.99).
Mario Batali, whose latest is Molto Gusto: Easy Italian Cooking (Ecco, 978-0061924323, $29.99).
Authors on The Diane Rehm Show:
Isabel Allende talked about her latest novel, Island Beneath the Sea (Harper, 978-0061988240, $26.99). In a PW Signature Review, Marlon James wrote “Slavery as a subject in fiction is still a high-wire act, but one expects more from Allende.
Alec MacGillis, contributor to the Washington Post’s guide Landmark: The Inside Story of America's New Health Care Law and What It Means for Us All (PublicAffairs, 978-1586489342, $12.95; Blackstone unabridged CD, $24.95).
Authors on today’s Leonard Lopate Show:
Scott Turow discussed Innocent (Grand Central Publishing, 978-0446562423, $27.99; Hachette Audio unabridged CD, $39.98) just out yesterday. PW’s starred review declared “Mesmerizing prose and intricate plotting lift Turow's superlative legal thriller, his best novel since his bestselling debut, Presumed Innocent, to which this is a sequel.”
Investment banker, Rhodes scholar, and former aide to Condoleezza Rice Wes Moore discussed The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates (Spiegel & Grau, 978-0385528191, $25; RH Audio unabridged CD, $35). PW starred its review: “Moore writes with subtlety and insight about the plight of ghetto youth, viewing it from inside and out; he probes beneath the pathologies to reveal the pressures—poverty, a lack of prospects, the need to respond to violence with greater violence—that propelled the other Wes to his doom. The result is a moving exploration of roads not taken.”
The Bob Edwards Show grilled Jennifer Mascia on her memoir Never Tell Our Business to Strangers (Villard, 978-0345505354, $26; Blackstone Audio unabridged CD, $32.95).
Sirius XM’s Doctor Radio featured two-time breast cancer survivor Gina Maisano, whose book is Intimacy After Breast Cancer: Dealing with Your Body, Relationships and Sex (Square One Publishers, 978-0757003240, $16.95).
This evening on The Colbert Report: Dave Isay, author of Mom: A Celebration of Mothers from StoryCorps (Penguin, 978-1594202612, $21.95), which PW called “a satisfying second collection of StoryCorps selections after the bestselling Listening Is an Act of Love. Readers will encounter an emotional range from heart-wrenching to inspirational in these compelling maternal accounts.”
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson hosts Seth MacFarlane, voice of TV’s The Family Guy, whose latest is Family Guy: Stewie's World Domination Kit (Running Press, 978-0762439300, $8.95).
Tonight, Tavis Smiley talks with Ceci Connolly, contributor to the Washington Post’s guide Landmark: The Inside Story of America's New Health Care Law and What It Means for Us All (PublicAffairs, 978-1586489342, $12.95; Blackstone unabridged CD, $24.95).
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