Archives For Diane Rehm


[easyazon_image align=”left” height=”333″ identifier=”0553447432″ locale=”US” src=”” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”226″]On Monday, one hour of the Diane Rehm show was devoted to Matthew Desmond’s new book on poverty and affordable housing:

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Matthew Desmond
Hardback: Crown Books, 2016
Buy:  [ Amazon ]  [ Kindle ]


Listen to the show here:

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

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[easyazon_link identifier=”0830844465″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious[/easyazon_link]

By David Dark

Read ERB Editor Chris Smith’s new
review of this book for Christianity Today


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Wendell Berry was on the second hour of the Diane Rehm show yesterday, talking about his new book of poetry Leavings (Click here for our review).

CLICK HERE to listen to this radio conversation (RealAudio or Windows Media formats).

Taking the week off…

August 18, 2008


There will be no issue of the ERB for Friday August 16. Our next issue will be out around Friday August 23.

If you’re interested, however, here are two recent interviews from NPR’s “The Diane Rehm Show” that would be worth listening to:

1) Richard Sennett talks about The Craftsman (reviewed last week in the ERB):

2) Maggie Jackson talks about her book Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and The Coming Dark Age (review forthcoming in the ERB) :