June 2, 2011 Sue Miller and Alexander McCall Smith deliver vivid character studies in their latest novels, while Christopher Hitchens reflects on his personal and political evolution, Rick Reilly jumps into some sports from hell, and Paul Greenberg takes a hard look at fish farming.
June 29, 2010 Bestsellerdom doesn't necessarily bring with it a promise of quality, so we've hand-selected five titles from the NPR Bestseller List: an acutely observed first novel with satiric punch, three works of fiction from established authors at the top of their game, and a startlingly powerful science thriller from a nonfiction newcomer.
January 22, 2008 Politics and parallel lives serve as a backdrop for the complexities of marriage in Sue Miller's new novel. The Senator's Wife is the ninth work of fiction from the bestselling author.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/18129589/18298073" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
December 29, 2007 Novelist Sue Miller's latest book, The Senator's Wife, revolves around the long-suffering wife of a promiscuous, charismatic politician and the idealistic young couple who move in next door.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/17691839/17691801" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
July 29, 2005 For some, the summer is a time to indulge in frothy beach reading: the latest chick lit or globetrotting, highly unbelievable thriller. But book critic Maureen Corrigan has taken a different tack this year: She's catching up on more substantial reading that she hasn't had time for yet.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/4776053/4776056" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor