All Sides Weekend: Books


All Sides Weekend with Classical 101 Host Christopher Purdy….We’ll hear about what are the best books to read to wrap up this summer season.


  • Kassie Rose (WOSU book critic)
  • Bill Eichenberger (book critic)
  • Kevin Griffith (Capital University English Professor)

A Few Recommended Good Reads:

From the Critics…

  • Watership Down, Richard Adams
  • Pym, Matt Johnson
  • Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
  • Violette Noziere, Sarah Maza
  • Glass, Sam Savage

From Callers…

  • Robopocalypse, by Dan Wilson
  • Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
  • The Devil All the Time, Jackson Pollock
  • Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand
  • Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls

A Few Recommended Independent Bookstores:

  • Reader’s Garden, Granville
  • Paragraph Bookstore, Mt. Vernon

Join The Conversation

  • Paperback Jack

    Kafe Kerouac at 2250 N High in the North campus area, great cafe and bar with bookshop as well, open late, weekly poetry events and frequent literary or musical events. Where else can you have a microbrew and browse books at midnight in Columbus?