April 2009 Book Excerpts

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This is where you can find excerpts of many of the books discussed on The Early Show in April 2009 and see authors talking about their books

April 29, 2009

  • Excerpt: “Accountable: Making America as Good as Its Promise,” by Tavis Smiley and Stephanie Robinson

  • Excerpt: “The Post-American World,” by Fareed Zakaria

  • Video: Smiley and Zakaria on President Obama’s first hlundred days in office, on The Early Show

  • Excerpt: “Promises I Made My Mother,” by Sam Haskell, David Rensin, and Ray Romano

  • Video: Haskell discussing his book on The Early Show

  • April 23, 2009

  • Excerpt: “Do Dead People Walk Their Dogs?: Questions You’d Ask a Medium If You Had the Chance,” by Concetta Bertoldi

  • Video: Bertoldi, on her book, on The Early Show

  • Excerpt: “Steal This Style: Moms and Daughters Swap Wardrobe Secrets,” by Sherrie Mathieson

  • Video: Mathieson on mom/daughter fashions, on The Early Show

  • April 22, 2009


  • Do you have one? Take a quiz developed for our viewers by author Judith Wright

  • Learn more about compulsive shopping, in this article written for our viewers by Judith

  • Excerpt: “The Soft Addiction Solution,” by Judith Wright

  • Video:Wright discussing “soft addictions,” on The Early Show

  • April 17, 2009

  • Details: Spring books preview

  • Video: Early Show spring books segment

  • Excerpt: “How We Decide,” by Jonah Lehrer

  • Video: Lehrer discussing his book, on The Early Show

  • April 16, 2008

  • Excerpt: “The Leaderboard: Conversations on Golf and Life,” by Amy Alcott
  • “The Leaderboard” is published by Atria, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, which is owned by the Corporation, as is News.com

  • Video: Alcott, on her book, on The Early Show

  • April 15, 2009

  • Excerpt: “I Will Teach You To Be Rich,” by Ramit Sethi

  • Video: Sethi discussing his program, and book, on The Early Show

  • April 14, 2009

  • Excerpt: “Raising Money Smart Kids: What They Need to Know about Money and How to Tell Them,” by Janet Bodnar

  • Video: Early Show segment on kids and money

  • April 7, 2009

  • Excerpt: “Hope for Today Bible,” by Joel Osteen
  • “Hope for Today Bible” is published by Free Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster which, like News.com, is part of the Corporation.

  • Excerpt: “Love Your Life: Living Happy, Healthy, and Whole,” by Victoria Osteen
  • “Love Your Life: Living Happy, Healthy, and Whole” is published by Free Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster which, like News.com, is part of the Corporation.

  • Details: The Osteens’ “Night of Hope” at Yankee Stadium

  • Video: The Osteens on The Early Show, on how faith may help Americans get through tough economic times
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