Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.

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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Between the covers
    Two veteran book critics have collaborated to recommend more than 600 books for women who love to read. Their aim was to create a list of books that reflect the different phases in women's lives, and the way that women read. Click on the title for a list of books from the show.9:06 a.m.
    Margo Hammond: Former book editor for the St. Petersburg Times and co-author of "Between the Covers: The Book Babes Guide to a Woman's Reading Pleasure."
    Ellen Heltzel: Book critic and co-author of "Between the Covers: The Book Babes Guide to a Woman's Reading Pleasure."
  • All the president's books
    Much has been made of President Obama's love of books, from his reading of Hemingway as a teenager to his study of biographies on Lincoln and FDR. Midmorning looks at other books that should be on the new president's reading list.10:06 a.m.
    Peder Zane: Book critic and Ideas columnist for the Raleigh News & Observer and editor of "The Top Ten: Writer's Pick Their Favorite Books."
    Brian Balogh: Associate professor of history at the University of Virginia and co-host of the public radio program "Backstory with the American History Guys."

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