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The 2021 Summer Book Show: What Are You Reading?

Little white cup of espresso coffee, opened book, blue semi-transparent vase with purple lilac flowers on rustic wooden table in the garden at spring morning after sunrise or at evening before sunset
Julija Kumpinovica
There's nothing quite like digging into a good book during the summer. What's on your list this season?

Live call-in discussion: What's on your summer reading list? Do you have a few books lined up to get you through the next few months? This hour: It's our annual summer reading show. Tune in for reading recommendations and to find out which books are most popular with library patrons and bookstore customers.

Our guests are:

  • Claire Benedict, co-owner of Montpelier's Bear Pond Books
  • Jenny Lyons, sales and marketing manager at The Vermont Book Shop
  • Starr LaTronica, library director at the Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro

Looking for a list of the books we discussed in today's show? Find them here.

Broadcast live on Friday, July 9, 2021 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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Bob is a veteran Vermont journalist, specializing in political reporting. He is based in VPR’s Capital Bureau located across the street from Vermont’s Statehouse. Prior to joining VPR full time in 2002, Bob ran the Vermont News Service for 21 years. The service provided daily local news for eleven stations, including VPR. Bob started the News Service following a stint as news director for WNCS.
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