Books Kathryn Davis Books by Kathryn Davis Kathryn Davis has written books about: Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Kathryn Davis Book Reviews An Alternate Universe Delights In Complex, Perplexing 'Duplex' September 3, 2013 Books about quantum mechanics can be pretty dry stuff. But when a novelist conjures up multiple worlds, the results can be spellbinding, even when it's no easy read. Such is the case with Duplex, the latest book from Kathryn Davis. Reviewer Rosecrans Baldwin, says this one's worth the effort. An Alternate Universe Delights In Complex, Perplexing 'Duplex' Listen · 3:00 3:00 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/217279515/218627255" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Three Books... Three Books To Rescue Nordic Lit From The Dark Side February 22, 2011 Scandinavian lit is getting a bad reputation. The days of fairy tales are over and a new wave of crime fiction has painted a grim picture of the Nordic countries. Author Heidi Durrow offers three books to take you inside the real Nordic world, where ordinary characters live and love in extraordinary ways. Three Books To Rescue Nordic Lit From The Dark Side Listen · 4:00 4:00 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/133866201/134744086" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript The Mountain Lion Promo The Mountain Lion Promo hide caption toggle caption The Mountain Lion Promo You Must Read This In 'Mountain Lion,' Sibling Love Becomes Loathing January 27, 2011 Jean Stafford's powerful, 1947 novel chronicles the gradual dissolution of a brother-sister bond. Writer Sigrid Nunez describes the tale as a coming-of-age story, not just for the siblings but also for their relationship. Summer Books 2008: Excerpts Excerpt: 'The Thin Place' July 10, 2008 Kathryn Davis' novel The Thin Place captures the intimate moments that happen in a small town where miracles happen. Read Any Good Books? 'The Thin Place' by Kathryn Davis May 16, 2006 Kimberly, who listens to WKNO in Memphis, Tenn., says this book about a meeting of the spiritual and physical worlds in a small New England town "is the perfect novel for anyone who enjoys a short but hauntingly powerful novel."