by Howard A. Norman
April 13, 2011 Atheist Philip Pullman imagines that Jesus had a brother, while Howard Norman plumbs the effects of family tragedy in Nova Scotia, and Michael Gruber probes the life of a Taliban American. In nonfiction: the late Sen. Ted Kennedy's memoir, and Kai Bird examines both sides of the Palestinian/Israeli divide.
December 10, 2010 It's that time of year again! Susan Stamberg chats with three independent booksellers about their favorite reads of the year, from an atlas of remote islands to a children's book about feminist heroes.
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July 3, 2010 Howard Norman's new novel, What Is Left The Daughter, opens with the kind of tragedy that reminds you that there is really no such thing as a small town. Host Scott Simon talks with Norman about his most recent novel, which is set in Nova Scotia during World War II.
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