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Radio on: A Listener's Diary
Radio on: A Listener's Diary
by Sarah Vowell
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There are approximately 502 million radios in America. For this savvy, far-reaching diary, celebrated journalist and author Vowell turned hers on and listened--closely, critically, creatively--for an entire year. As a series of impressions and... (read more)

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Miss America
Miss America
by Howard Stern
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Shock-jock radio host Howard Stern (Private Parts) shares his own offbeat, outrageous views and offensive observations on life, the world, modern American society—and more—in the massive #1 New York Times bestseller Miss America.... (read more)

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Paul Harvey's America: The Life, Art, and Faith of a Man Who Transformed Radio and Inspired a Nation
Paul Harvey's America: The Life, Art, and Faith of a Man Who Transformed Radio and Inspired a Nation
by David Holland
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When America lost its most popular radio personality, Paul Harvey, in February 2009, millions of people mourned the man who had brightened their lives with news, storytelling, and commentary for more than 57 years. Now, New York Times best-selling... (read more)

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The Wendy Williams Experience
The Wendy Williams Experience
by Wendy Williams
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In the dishiest book of the year, the top-rated and controversial radio host delivers the good, the bad, and the ugly on the industry's biggest stars. But we'll let her speak for herself:   Whitney Houston: "We have watched her go from our princess.... (read more)

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A Voice in the Box: My Life in Radio
A Voice in the Box: My Life in Radio
by Bob Edwards
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"After 30 years as an NPR radio host (All Things Considered and Morning Edition) and seven years and counting with two eponymous shows at Sirius XM, Edwards knows how to tell a story. The author of Edward R. Murrow and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism... (read more)

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Raised on radio :in quest of the Lone Ranger, Jack Benny ...
Raised on radio :in quest of the Lone Ranger, Jack Benny ...
by Gerald Nachman
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For everybody "raised on radio" -- and that's everybody brought up in the thirties, forties, and early fifties -- this is the ultimate book, combining nostalgia, history, judgment, and fun, as it reminds us of just how wonderful (and sometimes just how... (read more)

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Right of the Dial: The Rise of Clear Channel and the Fall of Commercial Radio
Right of the Dial: The Rise of Clear Channel and the Fall of Commercial Radio
by Alec Foege
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In Right of the Dial, Alec Foege explores how the mammoth media conglomerate evolved from a local radio broadcasting operation, founded in 1972, into one of the biggest, most profitable, and most polarizing corporations in the country. During its heyday,... (read more)

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Raised on Radio
Raised on Radio
by Gerald Nachman
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In the late 1920s radio exploded almost overnight into being America's dominant entertainment, just as television would do twenty-five years later. Gerald Nachman, himself a product of the radio years, takes us back to the heyday of radio, bringing to... (read more)

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Finding My Voice
Finding My Voice
by Diane Rehm
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In Finding My Voice, nationally acclaimed public radio host Diane Rehm tells the story of her remarkable life - a story in three acts. First, her childhood in a traditional, Christian-Arab household dominated by her psychologically abusive and beautiful... (read more)

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Border Radio: Quacks, Yodelers, Pitchmen, Psychics, and Other Amazing Broadcasters of the American Airwaves
Border Radio: Quacks, Yodelers, Pitchmen, Psychics, and Other Amazing Broadcasters of the American Airwaves
by Gene Fowler
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From reviews of the first edition: The magic of a wildly colorful chapter in broadcast history lives on in this entertainingly informative look at the forces and the people who contributed to the rise of the medium. --Chicago Tribune Characters like... (read more)

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Archives of the Airwaves Vol. 3
Archives of the Airwaves Vol. 3
by Roger C Paulson
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This 10 volume set from historian Roger C. Paulson promises to be the Most Complete OTR encyclopedia ever written. At least seven times the size of John Dunning's On the Air, this massive tome has been 20 years in the making and is a MUST for any fan of... (read more)

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They Call Me Baba Booey
They Call Me Baba Booey
by Gary Dellabate
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One of pop culture’s great enduring unsung heroes: Gary Dell’Abate, Howard Stern Show producer, miracle worker, professional good sport, and servant to the King of All Media, for the first time tells the story of his early years and reveals... (read more)

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Private Eyelashes: Radio's Lady Detectives
Private Eyelashes: Radio's Lady Detectives
by Jack French
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The book examines radio and mystery drama from about 1932 to the genre's final appearance in the late 1950's. While its focus is on women detectives, French provides minute and fascinating details about dozens of mystery programs and includes a... (read more)

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Off Mike: A Memoir of Talk Radio and Literary Life
Off Mike: A Memoir of Talk Radio and Literary Life
by Michael Krasny
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KQED Radio's Michael Krasny is one of the country's leading interviewers of literary luminaries, a maestro for educated listeners who prefer their discourse high and civil. He is a writer's interviewer. But it didn't start out that way. In Off Mike... (read more)

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They Call Me Baba Booey
They Call Me Baba Booey
by Gary Dellabate
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Includes all-new ma-ma-material! ALL NEW CHAPTER: Baba Booey’s Afghanistan Journal! and . . . the Shvoogie Buzzer story! One of pop culture’s great enduring unsung heroes: Gary Dell’Abate, Howard Stern Show... (read more)

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Berlin Calling: American Broadcasters in Service to the Third Reich
Berlin Calling: American Broadcasters in Service to the Third Reich
by John Carver Edwards
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Expatriates posing as detached yet patriotic American commentators, and using the news-of-the-day voice of the stereotypical radio announcer, sought to turn U.S. opinion against the British and achieve the political objectives of their media-savvy... (read more)

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Have You Met Miss Jones?: The Life and Loves of Radio's Most Controversial Diva
Have You Met Miss Jones?: The Life and Loves of Radio's Most Controversial Diva
by Tarsha Nicole Jones
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“Even though Ive tried to wear glass slippers, somebody has deliberately knocked them off my feet. Because of that, I have walked the earth emotionally barefoot, and expressed my lack of self-esteem and rage in ways that clouded my judgment. I was... (read more)

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The Book of Vice: Very Naughty Things (and How to Do Them)
The Book of Vice: Very Naughty Things (and How to Do Them)
by Peter Sagal
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Somewhere, somebody is having more fun than you are. Or so everyone believes. Peter Sagal, a mild-mannered, Harvard-educated NPR host — the man who put the second "L" in "vanilla" — decided to find out if it's true. From strip clubs to... (read more)

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Listening to America: Twenty-Five Years in the Life of a Nation as Told to National Public Radio
Listening to America: Twenty-Five Years in the Life of a Nation as Told to National Public Radio
by Linda Wertheimer
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No one listens to America better than National Public Radio, and for a quarter of a century NPR has broadcast an ongoing conversation about the boisterous life of our nation. Now Linda Wertheimer has collected the best parts of that conversation; the... (read more)

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It's Not about Me
It's Not about Me
by Chris Evans
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Continuing the story of the hugely successful television and radio broadcaster, this sequel documents the remaining journey of self-discovery undertaken by Chris Evans. Picking up after the hosts purchase of the immensely popular Virgin Radio, the... (read more)

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