This morning on the Today Show, Dave Barry
unveils new book, Dave Barry's Money Secrets: Like: Why Is There a
Giant Eyeball on the Dollar?
(Crown, $24.95, 1400047587). (By
the way, the answer to the subtitle might be: Because the government's
watching you!) He will also appear on NPR's Talk of the Nation later today.
This morning on the Early Show, Sue Shellenbarger
talks about her new book,
The Breaking Point: How Today's Women Are Navigating Midlife Crisis
(Owl, $15, 0805080317).
Today on Imus in the Morning, Democratic political consultant James
outlines the weaknesses of his party and a plan to restore
democracy to the country in his new book, co-written by Paul Begala,
Take It Back: Our Party, Our Country, Our Future
Today on the Diane Rehm Show, the Readers Review segment focuses on Snow
by Orhan Pamuk
. (Pamuk is the Turkish writer on trial for remarks about the country's treatment of Armenians and Kurds.)
Today on the Leonard Lopate Show:
L. Paul Bremer III talks about his new book, My Year in Iraq: The Struggle to Build a Future of Hope (S&S, $27, 0743273893).
Andrew Delbanco discusses Herman Melville, the subject of his book Melville: His World and Work (Knopf, $30, 0375403140).
Nora Guthrie sings praises of her father's artistic legacy as recounted in Woody Guthrie Artworks (Rizzoli, $45, 0847827380).
Tonight on PBS: the last of the three-part series Walking the Bible
, January 3).
Tonight on the Charlie Rose Show, Paul Auster
discusses his new book,
The Brooklyn Follies
(Holt, $24, 0805077146), about a retired life
insurance salesman dealing with his estranged family, cancer recovery and a
borough with more than he expected to find.
Yesterday Fresh Air featured Thulani Davis
, author of My Confederate Kinfolk: A Twenty-First Century Freedwoman Discovers Her Roots
(Basic Civitas Books, $25, 0465015557), which explores the relationship
between her great-grandparents, one a former slave, the other a former