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"A Word on Words" 2012 Archive

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01/06/13
FryeGaillard "The Books that Mattered"
01/13/13
Judith Viorst "Lulu Walks the Dog"
01/20/13
Jack Hitt "Bunch of Amateurs: A Search for the American Character"
01/27/13
Buzz Bissinger "Father’s Day"
02/03/13
David Maraniss "Barack Obama: The Story"
02/10/13
Al Gore "The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change Part One"
02/17/13
Al Gore "The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change Part Two"
02/24/13
Leonard Pitts "Freeman: A Novel"
03/03/13
Brian McKnight "Confederate Outlaw:Champ Ferguson & the Civil War in Appalachia"
03/31/13
R.L. Stine "Red Rain: A Novel"
04/07/13
Margaret Atwood "A compilation of novels"
04/14/13
Sydney McPhee "Through the Eyes of an American University President"
04/21/13
Varina Willse, Nancy Rhoda "Home to Us: Six Stories of Saving the Land Part 1"
04/28/13
Varina Willse, Nancy Rhoda "Home to Us: Six Stories of Saving the Land Part 2"
05/05/13
Blake Fontenay "The Politics of Barbecue"
05/12/13
Stephen Mansfield "Lincoln's Battle with God"
05/19/13
Carson Morton "Stealing Mona Lisa"
05/26/13
Chet Bush "Called to the Fire"
06/02/13
Hilda Stuart w/ Marty Stuart "Choctaw Gardens"
06/23/13
Evan Thomas "Ike's Bluff"
06/30/13
Michael Wallis "David Crocket: Lion in the West"
07/07/13
Jennie Fields "Age of Desire"
07/14/13
Edward T. Kindall "A Walk Down Historic Jefferson Street"
07/21/13
Becca Stevens "Snake Oil"
07/28/13
Jo Ann Costa "The Bequest of Big Daddy"
08/25/13
Charles Scott "Rising Son: A Father & Son's Bike Adventure Across Japan"
09/01/13
Maria Semple "Where'd You Go, Bernadette?"
09/08/13
Kevin Powers "The Yellow Birds"
09/15/13
Cathie Pelletier "The One Way Bridge"
09/22/13
Steve Berry "The King's Deception"
09/29/13
Keel Hunt "Coup"
10/06/13
Vince Vawter "Paperboy"
10/13/13
Stephen Owens "Set Free"
10/20/13
Dr. Fred Goldner "Practice, Practice, Practice"
10/27/13
Fred Gray "Bus Ride to Justice"
11/3/13
Ann Markham Walsh "Dancing Through Darkness"
11/10/13
Michael Streissguth "Outlaw"
11/17/13
Edwidge Danticatt "Claire of the Sea Light"
11/24/13
Lauren Grodstein "The Explanation for Everything"
12/22/13
Jim Squires "Bigger ‘n Texas: Escapades of the Unshod and Rough-hewn"
12/29/13
Marisha Pessl "Night Film"
 
   

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