11:16 am
Fri February 27, 2009

The Book Doctors Reading Lists Plus LOL Books

The Book Doctors join us to share the latest in literary news and to share what's new on their reading lists. During the second half of the show, we talk about books that caused us to laugh out loud.

Kansas City , Mo. –


The Book Doctor's Reading Lists:

Mark Luce?Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons; Ruins by Achy Obejas

Jeffrey Ann Goudie?Little Bee by Chris Cleave; Dear Darkness: Poems by Kevin Young

Kaite?Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do by Tom Vanderbilt; Foolscap by Michael Malone

Listener's Choices for "Laught Out Loud" Books

Doug in Shawnee? Soccerhead: An Accidental Journey into the Heart of the American Game by Jim Haner

Carolyn in Overland Park?T he Discworld series by Terry Pratchett

Tory on the Plaza? Duffy Dombrowski series by Tom Schrek

David in Downtown? Lamb by Christopher Moore

Carla in Lawrence? Eats, Shoots and Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynne Truss

Jeff in Overland Park? Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Mark Luce? Lysistrata by Aristophanes

Jeffrey Ann Goudie? Deciding the Next Decider by Calvin Trillin

Kaite Mediatore Stover? The Last Cattle Drive by Robert Day

Walter in Overland Park? Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

Christine? Round Ireland with a Fridge by Tony Hawks

Steven in Liberty? Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Rich in Brookside? All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriott

Liz in Prairie Village? Carl Hiaasen

Tom in Olathe? America, the Book: A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction by John Stewart

Tom in South Kansas City? Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House by Eric Hodgins

Whitney? Fierce Pajamas: An Anthology of Humor Writing from The New Yorker

Rita in Liberty? Stella in Heaven by Art Buchwald

Craig in Kearney?"The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved" by Hunter S. Thompson