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Nancy Pearl is a regular commentator about books on NPR'sMorning Edition and NPR affiliate stations KUOW in Seattle and KWGS in Tulsa.

Nancy Pearl On Books That Made You Take Action

Nancy Pearl.
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During our spring pledge drive, we hope to inspire you to act by pledging your support to KUOW. Books, of course can inspire action, too. The destruction of books in the novel “Fahrenheit 451” spurred the characters to start memorizing texts! What book spurred you to action? What did you do? Maybe you got involved in a movement, changed jobs or traveled somewhere you never planned to go. Public radio librarian Nancy Pearl takes your calls at 800.289.5869 and your emails: Also this hour: The Everett Herald's Jerry Cornfield gives a look ahead at the week in Olympia.