Thursday's Boston Public Radio is entirely on tape and features the ultimate BPR book club — back-to-back conversations from over the years with some of our favorite writers.

Some highlights of the show include:

George Saunders on BPR

George Saunders discussed his novel, "Lincoln in the Bardo," his first foray into what he describes as serious prose.

Susan Orlean on BPR

Writer Susan Orlean discusses her book, a tribute to the public library, "The Library Book."

Howard Bryant on BPR

ESPN’s Howard Bryant discusses his book, "The Heritage: Black Athletes, a Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism."