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Pop Culture Happy Hour is a lively chat about books, movies, music, television, comics and pretty much anything else that strikes a nerve, all in a weekly roundtable from NPR. Features "Monkey See" blogger Linda Holmes and an occasionally rowdy cast of characters. Join the club at NPR.org/pchh.


A Visit to Book Expo and Pop Culture When We're Grieving

June 6th, 2014

Episode 364 of 627 episodes

This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon and Petra Mayer talk about BookExpo America. Linda and Petra talk about what it's like at BEA and give us a peek at what books we can read later this year. Glen talks about the book parties, and tells a story about cornering Junot Diaz and Chris Ware at one soiree. Then they'll talk about grieving and what pieces of media helped them work through the grieving process. All that plus What's Making Us Happy this week.

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