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National Book Festival

Bob Edwards is the host of "The Bob Edwards Show" on Sirius XM Radio and "Bob Edwards Weekend," distributed to public radio stations. Both programs feature in-depth interviews with newsmakers, journalists, entertainers and other compelling figures. Before joining Sirius XM in 2004, Edwards hosted NPR's "Morning Edition" for 24 years, attracting more than 13 million listeners weekly. He is the author of "Fridays with Red," which chronicled his radio friendship with legendary sportscaster Red Barber, and "Edward R. Murrow and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism." His new book is "A Voice in the Box: My Life in Radio" (University Press of Kentucky).

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Bob Edwards