On this installment of StudioTulsa, we are pleased to welcome back to the show Nancy Pearl, our longtime book reviewer. A former Tulsa resident, Nancy is a retired librarian, best-selling author, literary critic, and tireless reading advocate -- as well as a frequent book reviewer for NPR's All Things Considered. She joins us to offer some can't-miss reading suggestions for the summer months. Here are the books she tells us about:
Peter Blauner, "Proving Ground"
Jamie Harrison, "The Widow Nash"
Stephen Mack Jones, "August Snow"
Joseph Kanon, "Defectors"
Steven Kinzer, "The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire"
Laura McBride, "Round Midnight"
Bonnie Nadzam, "Lions"
Renee Patrick, "Design for Dying"
Nick Petrie, "The Drifter"
Drew Daywalt, "The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors"
Kathleen Rooney, "Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk"