Books Dean Bakopoulos Books by Dean Bakopoulos Dean Bakopoulos has written books about: Fiction Literary Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Dean Bakopoulos NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads December 8, 2015 The Book Concierge is back and all new for 2015! Explore more than 260 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Book Reviews Going Through A Midlife Crisis? 'Summerlong' Is No Escape June 25, 2015 Dean Bakopoulos' darkly humorous novel Summerlong features a cast of Midwestern suburbanites suffocating from adulthood. New In Paperback Uprisings: A Tiny Teen, Magicians In Love And A Disputed City July 5, 2012 In fiction, Erin Morgenstern conjures star-crossed magicians, Rachel DeWoskin revisits the horrors of high school, and Dean Bakopoulos' widower pursues new love. In nonfiction, James Carroll visits the real and imagined Jerusalem. Chris Silas Neal/ Critics' Lists: Summer 2011 Indie Booksellers Target Summer's Best Reads May 30, 2011 Some of the best summers are those filled with journeys, reunions and good food — three themes that factor prominently in the books recommended by our independent booksellers. Indie Booksellers Target Summer's Best Reads Listen· 7:20 7:20 Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/136580361/136787577" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Excerpt: 'Please Don't Come Back From the Moon' June 2, 2006 Matt Tannenbaum of The Bookstore in Lenox, Mass., recommends Please Don't Come Back From the Moon by Dean Bakopoulos in his conversation about summer reading with Susan Stamberg on Morning Edition.