Books Anne Carson Books by Anne Carson Anne Carson has written books about: Poetry Arts & Entertainment Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Anne Carson NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books 'Float' Will Lift Your Mind Out Of Its Rut November 6, 2016 Anne Carson's unconventional collection of 22 chapbooks can be read in any order, and covers everything from Helen of Troy to H.G. Wells — but mostly, it's about women taking back their own stories. Book Reviews Monsters, Myths And Poetic License In Anne Carson's 'Red Doc' March 6, 2013 Anne Carson's Autobiography of Red, a novel in verse, was published more than a decade ago and has a loyal following. Reviewer Rosecrans Baldwin says those fans are sure to be delighted with Carson's new follow-up novel, Red Doc>. Monsters, Myths And Poetic License In Anne Carson's 'Red Doc' Listen · 2:52 2:52 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/173612336/174136055" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Poetry Guns, God And A Reggae Beat: A 2013 Poetry Preview January 7, 2013 2012 was the year of the big collected volume when it came to poetry. It was intimidating, even for the most hardened poetry fans. But critic Craig Morgan Teicher says 2013 will be full of slim collections that are still smart, important and powerful. Best Books Of 2012 Courage And Curiosity: The Best Heroines Of 2012 December 27, 2012 This year's literary heroines aren't defined by their desire to love or be loved — or even to be especially lovable. Writer and critic Parul Sehgal celebrates five sublimely stubborn women, frequently at odds with themselves and always at odds with their times. Courage And Curiosity: The Best Heroines Of 2012 Listen · 2:09 2:09 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/167708304/168292742" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Aaron Meshon hide caption toggle caption Best Books Of 2010 Word Power: The Year's Best Poetry December 23, 2010 Poet and critic Meghan O'Rourke selects her favorite poetry collections of the year, celebrating the "acrobatic glee" of lyrical language. Best Books Of 2010 Weird And Wonderful Books: 2010's Hidden Gems December 21, 2010 This year, not all of the best books made it onto best-seller lists. NPR's Rachel Syme picks her favorite under-the-radar reads that are worth a second look.