Book Lust http://publicradiotulsa.org en Books for Vacations, Escapes, and Getaways of All Kinds: Summer Reading Suggestions from Nancy Pearl http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/books-vacations-escapes-and-getaways-all-kinds-summer-reading-suggestions-nancy-pearl <p>On this installment of ST, we welcome back Nancy Pearl, our longtime book reviewer. Nancy is a former librarian --- and former Tulsan --- who's also a bestselling author, editor, critic, and book advocate. She's also the former Executive Director of the Washington Center for the Book at the Seattle Public Library. She can be heard on NPR's Morning Edition, where she regularly offers good-reading tips, and her wide-ranging, well-researched recommendations have also been collected into the ongoing and highly popular "Book Lust" series of volumes. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:10:32 +0000 Rich Fisher 62794 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Books for Vacations, Escapes, and Getaways of All Kinds: Summer Reading Suggestions from Nancy Pearl A "Book Lust" Road Show! Our Esteemed Colleague Nancy Pearl Will Give a Talk at OU-Tulsa http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/book-lust-road-show-our-esteemed-colleague-nancy-pearl-will-give-talk-ou-tulsa <p>On this installment of ST, we are pleased to speak once again with the author, critic, former librarian, and die-hard book-lover Nancy Pearl, who's well-known for her frequent appearances on NPR's Morning Edition, her tireless championing of old or out-of-print titles, and her "Book Lust" series of books about books. Nancy used to live in Tulsa, and she's been the book reviewer for this program for 20+ years --- indeed, while she usually joins us by phone from her home in Seattle, this time around, Nancy is with us in the studio. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 21:24:44 +0000 Rich Fisher 57148 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A "Book Lust" Road Show! Our Esteemed Colleague Nancy Pearl Will Give a Talk at OU-Tulsa Page-Turning Gift Ideas for the Holidays: Nancy Pearl Offers Can't-Miss Books to Give (or Request!) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/page-turning-gift-ideas-holidays-nancy-pearl-offers-cant-miss-books-give-or-request <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa, our old pal (and longtime book reviewer, and former Tulsan) <a href="http://www.nancypearl.com/?page_id=2">Nancy "America's Librarian" Pearl</a> returns with --- just in time for the holidays --- another list of outstanding literary recommendations. Whether you're keen on ficton or non-fiction, a YA novel or a thriller, a work of history or one of satire, Nancy has just the book you're looking for. . . . Here's the rundown of titles/authors that she shares with us on today's program:<br /><br />Scott Anderson, "Lawrence in Arabia"<br /> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:23:20 +0000 Rich Fisher 50960 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Page-Turning Gift Ideas for the Holidays: Nancy Pearl Offers Can't-Miss Books to Give (or Request!) Nancy Pearl Offers Some Great Summer Reading Suggestions http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/nancy-pearl-offers-some-great-summer-reading-suggestions <p>On this installment of ST, we welcome back Nancy Pearl, our longtime book reviewer. Well-known for her work as a librarian, bestselling author, and literary critic, Nancy began her career as a bookseller and librarian here in T-Town; she can still be heard recommending books every now and again on NPR's Morning Edition. She was, until August 2004, the Executive Director of the Washington Center for the Book at the Seattle Public Library --- and was also the founder of the pioneering and widely imitated "If All Seattle Read The Same Book" program. Mon, 15 Jul 2013 21:16:05 +0000 Rich Fisher 42808 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Nancy Pearl Offers Some Great Summer Reading Suggestions Nancy Pearl's Gift-Giving Book Suggestions http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/nancy-pearls-gift-giving-book-suggestions <p>On this installment of ST, we are discussing great reads for the gift-givng season --- for yourself and/or the avid reader(s) on your holiday shopping list. We check in with Nancy Pearl, a former librarian and bookseller here in Tulsa who's now based in Seattle, and who's well-known for her book-promoting appearances on NPR's Morning Edition as well as her popular series of "Book Lust" volumes (which recommend all sorts of books for a range of different readers). Tue, 18 Dec 2012 21:13:11 +0000 Rich Fisher 31230 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Nancy Pearl's Gift-Giving Book Suggestions Nancy Pearl Offers Her Summer Reading List http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/nancy-pearl-offers-her-summer-reading-list <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa, Nancy Pearl, our longtime book expert and the author of four &quot;Book Lust&quot; volumes of recommended reading --- and now, also, the curator of Amazon.com&#39;s new series of reprints of classic, out-of-print books --- offers her summer reading list. (Summer arrives, officially, on Wednesday the 20th!) Here is Nancy&#39;s list:</p><p>&quot;A Partial History of Lost Causes&quot; by Jennifer Dubois</p><p>&quot;After Life&quot; by Rhian Ellis</p><p>&quot;The Forgotten Waltz&quot; by Anne Enright</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 20:54:39 +0000 Rich Fisher 20720 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Nancy Pearl Offers Her Summer Reading List A Look at Books with Nancy Pearl http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/look-books-nancy-pearl <p>[Aired on Friday, March 2nd.] Book reviewer Nancy Pearl joins us to talk about the best new books of 2012 and a few overlooked gems from the past couple of years. Pearl is the author of six highly regarded &quot;books about books&quot; in her Book Lust series, and she&#39;s embarking as the series editor for &quot;Book Lust Discoveries,&quot; which will revive twelve classic, long-out-of-print titles that are worth a fresh read. The series gets underway in April with Merle Miller&#39;s &quot;A Gay and Melancholy Sound.&quot;</p><p>Here&#39;s Nancy&#39;s latest picks:</p> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 18:03:09 +0000 Rich Fisher 14131 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Look at Books with Nancy Pearl