WPSU's BookMark

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Find out about the books our listeners couldn't put down and submit your own review proposal. BookMark focuses on new releases and books by Pennsylvania authors. But sometimes you'll hear a new take on a classic. BookMark features book reviews submitted by anyone who lives within the WPSU-FM listening area.

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The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin

May 8, 2014

It’s time for BookMark, the book review show on WPSU. One Book Bradford is a community-wide reading initiative.  This year’s pick is The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin. It’s a work of historical fiction about Charles and Anne Lindbergh’s complicated marriage. Pat Donahue reviews.

The Artemas Poems by Jerry Wemple

Apr 24, 2014
Maddox BookMark
Marjorie Maddox

For National Poetry Month, poet and frequent BookMark contributor Marjorie Maddox reviews Jerry Wemple’s newest poetry collection, The Artemas Poems. The linked poems about a man named Artemas are set in small-town Pennsylvania.

Packing for Mars by Mary Roach

Apr 10, 2014
Burks BookMark
Hannah Burks

Centre County Reads is an organization that encourages county residents of all ages to read and discuss the same book. This year’s pick is Mary Roach’s Packing for Mars. Our reviewer, Hannah Burks, is the undergraduate intern for the Center for American Literary Studies at Penn State.