Books Percival L. Everett Books by Percival L. Everett Percival L. Everett has written books about: Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Percival L. Everett NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads December 8, 2015 The Book Concierge is back and all new for 2015! Explore more than 260 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books For Prolific Author Percival Everett, The Wilderness Is A Place Of Clarity September 20, 2015 Everett praises Wyoming, where many of his new stories are set, for being "so sparsely populated." And he says the outdoors aren't dangerous — human voices in the wilderness are far scarier. For Prolific Author Percival Everett, The Wilderness Is A Place Of Clarity Listen · 4:45 4:45 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/441504103/442041985" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Book Reviews Lost In Everett's Hall Of Metafictional Mirrors February 13, 2013 The confounding title of the self-referential novel Percival Everett by Virgil Russell signals its method, which seeks to erase lines between author and subject, reality and fiction. For Alan Cheuse, Percival Everett's (or is that Percival Everett's?) postmodern mind games spoil what might have been a fine novel. The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books Hilarious Strut Through Badlands Of Race And Class June 26, 2009 A delicious comedy of miscommunication, Percival Everett's I Am Not Sidney Poitier takes on racism and its absurdities. It's a freewheeling coming-of-age, and one of the funniest, most original stories to be published in years.