Books by Kate Walbert
NPR stories about Kate Walbert
Short but not so sweet, Kate Walbert's melancholy new novel, A Short History of Women, follows five generations of women. Maureen Corrigan has a review.
Kate Walbert, author of the book Our Kind, discusses the kind of women she grew-up with and how their lives inspired her. The story is one of five finalists for the National Book Award. Hear Walbert and NPR's Steve Inskeep.
The 20 finalists for the 2004 National Book Awards were announced today, and for the first time in the awards' 55-year history, all five of the fiction finalists are women. Greta Cunningham of Minnesota Public Radio reports.