It's cold outside. Why not dial the temperature up by a few degrees with a hot read?

The Boston Public Radio Book Club has a pick for you: "Heartburn," by Nora Ephron. It's an autobiographical novel based on Ephron's experience being seven months pregnant when she found out her then-husband—Carl Bernstein, the Washington Post reporter famous for helping bring down President Richard Nixon—was cheating on her.

"It's her reaction to that affair," explains Boston Public Radio host Margery Eagan. "It's a riot, and plus it's got some great recipes." 

Here's how the Book Club works: finish reading "Heartburn" by Thursday, February 25 and then tune into Boston Public Radio that day. Co-hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan—as well as our Book Club master of ceremonies Alex Beam—will be there to field your calls and get the discussion going. (You can also email us your reactions at bpr@wgbh.org.)  

Get reading! Don't forget—we'll be discussing "Heartburn" on Thursday, February 25.