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NPR: Books Podcast

NPR: Books Podcast

NPR book reviews, news and author interviews -- for people who love to read. The best of Morning Edition, All Things Considered and other ...

New Salinger Biography, A Presidential Novel, Why Leaders Lie, more

Stories in this episode 1 Digging For Pearls In The New Salinger Biography 2 'A Presidential Novel' Hidden Behind Anonymity 3 Reagan's Son ...

NPR Books: July 14, 2008

1 Writer Brad Meltzer says you must read 'Replay' by Ken Grimwood 2 Looking at Boston through the eyes of mystery writer Robert B. Parker, ...

NPR Books: July 10, 2008

1 'Goodnight Bush' parodies a classic children's book, with a bitingly political bent 2 Librarian Nancy Pearl recommends ideal reads for ...

NPR Books: July 7, 2008

1 A challenge for amazon's Kindle e-reader how does it stand up to a visit to a pool 2 Three Books celebrating independence 3 'Curse of ...

NPR Books: July 3, 2008

1 Author Jonathan Raban says you must read Evelyn Waugh's 'Put Out More Flags' - a comedic novel set in the early days of the World War 2 ...

NPR Books: June 30, 2008

1 'Three Books' about the Suburban Housewife 2 Paolo Bacigalupi writes environmentally-themed Sci-Fi short stories in his debut collection ...

NPR Books: June 26, 2008

1 'The Candy Bombers' by Andrei Cherny tells the story of pilot Hal Halvorsen, who dropped candy for German children in the Berlin Airlift ...

NPR Books: June 24, 2008

1 'Three Books' about weddings, both serious and light-hearted 2 Ace girl-detective Nancy Drew is the subject of the latest installment of ...

NPR Books: June 19, 2008

1 A roundup of books about the economic influence of China and India with Vishakha Desai, president of the Asia Society 2 Dartmouth ...

NPR Books: June 16, 2008

1 'Pennsylvania Avenue' authors John Harwood and Gerald F. Seib look at how Washington works, and how the next president might change it 2 ...

NPR Books: June 12, 2008

1 Jo March from Louisa May Alcott's 'Little Women' is part of the series 'In Character' 2 David Sedaris, getting personal as he discusses ...

NPR Books: June 5, 2008

1 Alan Cheuse's extended summer reading list blends fiction - novels and stories both - with memoir, essays and poetry 2 Writer and ...