The October Book Babes radio programs airs Wednesday, October 21 at 11:30 a.m. on WMNF-FM 88.5 in the Tampa Bay area. You can also catch the program at the same time steaming on the Internet at wmnf.org.
Here are the program's highlights:
Ellen Heltzel interviews Jon Katz, author of "Soul of a Dog: Reflections on the Spirits of the Animals at Bedlam Farm" (Villard)
Margo Hammond interviews Taylor Branch, author of "The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling with History" (Simon & Schuster)
Check out Margo's review of "The Clinton Tapes" for the Cleveland Plain Dealer at http://www.cleveland.com/books/index.ssf/2009/10/with_the_clinton_tapes_taylor.html
Ellen's pick: "The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America" by Timothy Egan (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Check out Ellen's review of "The Big Burn" for the Seattle Times at http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/books/2010079968_br18egan.html
Margo's pick: "Alphabet Juice: The Energies, Gists, and Spirits of Letters, Words, and Combinations Thereof; Their Roots, Bones, Innards, Piths, Pips, and Secret Parts, Tinctures, Tonics and Essences; With Examples of Their Usage Foul and Savory" by Roy Blount Jr. (Farrar, Straus and Giroux paperback)