Books Muriel Spark Books by Muriel Spark Muriel Spark has written books about: Fiction Literary Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Muriel Spark Three Books... Too Cool For School: 3 Books On Scandalous Teachers July 9, 2012 Being a positive role model is usually a part of a teacher's job description, but author Jennifer Miller knows not everyone lives up to that standard. She recommends three books about educators who lead students astray. Do you have a favorite book about a teacher? Tell us in the comments. Three Books... Skirting The Job: 3 Secretaries With Novel Ideas March 19, 2012 Author and secretary Lynn Peril knows that writing on the job is a time-honored tradition. She recommends three books that were written while the boss was looking the other way. Have you ever composed a novel at your day job? Tell us about it in the comments. Skirting The Job: 3 Secretaries With Novel Ideas Listen · 3:59 3:59 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/148940023/149094776" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Excerpts: Recommended Books Excerpt: 'A Far Cry from Kensington' June 19, 2009 Originally published in 1988, Muriel Spark's novel leads the reader satirically through literary London society, with a lovably droll narrator as guide.