This Weekend's Program (Dec 28-29, 2013)

Bob Edwards Weekend, December 28-29, 2013


Doyle McManus, Washington columnist for the Los Angeles Times, joins Bob to discuss the latest political news.

Novelist Amy Tan is well-known for her best-selling book The Joy Luck Club. Now she’s back with The Valley Of Amazement, her first book in eight years and another story inspired by her family. She joins Bob to discuss her books and the time she spent away from writing.

Then, the latest installment of our ongoing series This I Believe


We spend the hour highlighting the best cultural offerings of 2013.  First,’s senior book critic Laura Miller shares her picks for the best novels and non-fiction books of 2013.

Next, Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday joins Bob to talk about the year’s best films.

Then, Rolling Stone contributing editor Anthony DeCurtis shares his own personal top ten list of the best CDs released in 2013.

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