August 4, 2010
Emerson Brown, NPR
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In addition to the poll results, the NPR series “Thrilled to Death” gives bibliophiles even more excitement by presenting interviews and recommendations from noted thriller writers, including Stephen L. Carter, Tess Gerritsen and Richard North Patterson. The stories air during the NPR afternoon newsmagazine All Things Considered and are archived along with must-read recommendations at www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127374393
The Killer Thrillers poll and “Thrilled to Death” are part of NPR Books' Summer Books 2010 series. NPR Books – www.NPR.org/books – generates nearly 500,000 page views per month and is specifically designed to help a busy audience find great reads. NPR Books combines the best of NPR's literary radio interviews and news with original Web reviews, commentaries and bestseller lists, and includes popular recurring series such as "What We're Reading," which features NPR staff picks of new titles with candid comments from our reporters, hosts and critics; “You Must Read This,” in which well-known authors share passionate recommendations; and "My Guilty Pleasure," presenting thoughts from writers about books they love but are embarrassed to be seen reading.