by Geoff Dyer
May 20, 2014 Geoff Dyer's entertainingly cranky new book chronicles the two weeks he spent as a writer-in-residence aboard the USS George H.W. Bush, amid the buzzing activity of an aircraft carrier on the job.
November 19, 2012 Novelist Richard Mason explores belle epoque pleasures, biographer Jean Baker champions sex educator Margaret Sanger, journalist A.J. Jacobs gets healthy, comedian Bill Cosby outsmarts his grandkids, and writer Geoff Dyer takes on filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky.
April 13, 2012 You don't usually travel to distant places with heavy books. And besides, you're traveling, not reading, right? But author Adam Wilson suggests three books that you should take with you — regardless of their weight. Do you have a favorite book to read while you travel? Let us know in the comments.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/149548312/150590989" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
February 29, 2012 The relentlessly restless Geoff Dyer takes on Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky, the master of stillness, timelessness and heavy self-regard. Consciousnesses collide and meld in this mesmerizing mashup of sensibilities.
June 3, 2011 Everyone from forgotten pop stars to clueless heiresses have written memoirs, leaving the genre just a paper cut shy of unbearable. But, fear not! Writer and editor Radhika Jones has three personal accounts sure slap a bandage on that wound and jog your memoir-loving memory.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/134203257/136934302" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor
Support The Programs You Love