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Books on the Nightstand published our final episode in July 2016. This is a place for listeners to find old episodes. 

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Mar 24, 2015

Tournament of Books Upsets! We’re almost into the final rounds of the Morning News Tournament of Books, and it’s been a season of upsets. My favorite part of the competition is the commentary, so I’m not even that sad that my favorite books have been knocked out of the competition (though I’m rooting for Station...

Mar 18, 2015

This week we bring you the final two author talks from Booktopia Boulder, recorded at Boulder Book Store. Please enjoy these talks from TaraShea Nesbit, author of The Wives of Los Alamos, and Peter Heller, author of The Painter. (There’s also a sneak peek mention of my selection for next week’s Book I Can’t Wait […]

Mar 10, 2015

This week, a very special episode focusing on just one book, A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara.   Audiobook of the week (04:30) Doc, written by Mary Doria Russell and narrated by Mark Bramhall is my pick for this week’s Audiobook of the Week. Special thanks to for sponsoring this episode...

Mar 4, 2015

Books coming to theaters this year. We recommend Girl in the Dark by Anna Lyndsey and On Hurricane Island by Ellen Meeropol.   A few “books within books” that didn’t make it into last week’s podcast: The seven novels featured in The Nobodies Album by Carolyn Parkhurst The Deity Next Door for which an afterword...