Books Nick Flynn Books by Nick Flynn Nick Flynn has written books about: Poetry Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Nick Flynn 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. Critics' Lists: Summer '07 Summer Reads for Former Recess Rebels June 4, 2007 As kids we preferred indoor recess to the playground hullabaloo. As adults we're film dorks, comic book geeks and indie-music nerds. We do not, as a general rule, jet-ski. This is what we'll be reading as we try to avoid the sun. Summer Books 2007: Excerpts Excerpt: 'Thomas Dixon: Jael-baiter' June 4, 2007 The current issue of the literary magazine Tin House features evil as its theme. Glen Weldon recommends admittedly dark reading, but says the writing admirably explores everything from mundane malevolence to the truly diabolical.