Books Risko Books by Risko Risko has written books about: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Risko Gordon Studer Best Books Of 2009 Season's Readings: Top Picks From Indie Booksellers December 3, 2009 Correspondent Susan Stamberg gathers recommendations for the season's best books from booksellers Rona Brinlee, Daniel Goldin and Lucia Silva. Their selections include comics about philosophy, novels about building families, and a box set that dives into the process of writing. Season's Readings: Top Picks From Indie Booksellers Listen· 7:20 7:20 Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/120980017/121045051" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Excerpts: Best Books 2009 Excerpt: 'Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire' December 3, 2009 Responses to the survey that fills the back pages of Vanity Fair. This collection contains words of wisdom from Johnny Cash, Jane Goodall, Paul Newman, and more. Excerpts: Best Books 2009 Excerpt: 'Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire' November 24, 2009 Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire collects celebrity answers to deep (and not-so-deep) questions. John McAlley Best Books Of 2009 Big And Beautiful: Best Gift Books of 2009 November 24, 2009 Reviewer John McAlley selects gems from the worlds of fine art, fashion, photography, science, lit-crit and cartoons. These luxe volumes will be gracing coffee tables long after the lights and wrapping paper are gone.