It’s always better with a book!

Writer George Point reviews books related to or written by authors from the WDVR listening area.


On the next edition of Book Talk! with George Point:
With so many people living so much longer, how can we bring the generations together to the benefit of all? On the next edition of Book Talk!, George Point shares his take on author Marc Freedman’s solution to this and other urgent societal questions in How to Live Forever

Airing Monday, May 20th at 3:30 on Let’s Talk with Claudine Wolk and Andy Kin. Archived editions stream any time from the Book Talk! show page at wdvrfm.org.


Choosing Sustainability

On this edition of Book Talk!, George Point takes a look at Choosing Sustainability by local author Mindy Mutterperl. Mindy offers a roadmap to navigating this complex and often misunderstood subject, and guides readers toward lifestyle choices that can help build a more sustainable future.

Airing Monday, May 6th at 3:30 on Let’s Talk with Claudine Wolk and Andy Kin, and streaming any time from the Book Talk! show page at wdvrfm.org.


“It’s easy as AB…Z!”

George Point presents three books for young readers that make learning the alphabet fun!

Airing April 15, 2019 at 3:30 on Let’s Talk


George Point shares his take on Gloria Takes a Stand, a book for young readers by local author Jessica Rinker that tells the story of women’s rights leader Gloria Steinem.

Airing April 1, 2019 at 3:30 on Let’s Talk


So Tall Within

On the next edition of Book Talk!, George Point discusses So Tall Within – Sojourner Truth’s Long Walk Toward Freedom, the story of a child born into slavery but possessed with an indomitable spirit that led her to become a champion for the rights of all women and enslaved African Americans.

Airing Monday, February 18th at 3:30 on Let’s Talk


Ruth and the Green Book

A brief history of the Green Book – an essential guide for African American motorists from the 1930’s through the 1960’s – and discussion on on Ruth and the Green Book, a fictional account for young readers of an African American girl’s painful awakening to racial prejudice.


Bridge of Clay

A novel by Australian author Markus Zusak about five brothers coming to terms with the death of their mother, the disappearance of their father and the family secrets that are revealed upon his return.


Of Monkey Bridges and Bánh Mì Sandwiches: from Sài Gòn to Texas, a memoir by Oanh Ngo Usadi.

In the aftermath of the Vietnam War, a young girl and her family escape to a small town in Texas and adapt to new environments and cultures in their journey to build a new life in America.

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Winter Warmers #2

Part 2 of our Books to Curl up with on a Cold Winter’s Night, as chosen by the folks at independent book shops in our listening area.

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About George Point

George Point, the producer and presenter of Book Talk!, is a freelance author and playwright whose work has appeared in local and national publications, including The New York Times. When he’s not busy writing, George serves as a volunteer at the D&R Greenway Land Trust. Book Talk! is featured on Let’s Talk with Laurie K., Mondays 3:00-5:00pm