Books Maggie Nelson Books by Maggie Nelson Maggie Nelson has written books about: Nonfiction Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Biography & Memoir Arts & Entertainment Art & Design History & Society Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Maggie Nelson Book Reviews 'The Red Parts' Offers No Easy Answers April 7, 2016 Author Maggie Nelson's aunt was murdered decades ago. Her new book chronicles the trial that ensues when the old, cold case is reopened. It's an uneasy masterpiece that avoids quick catharsis. 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. Book Reviews 'The Argonauts' Is A Voyage Through Parenting, Partnership And Transition May 7, 2015 Maggie Nelson's philosophical memoir uses her pregnancy — and her partner Harry's gender transition — to explore larger questions about the changing ways we approach marriage and motherhood. Book Reviews Oh Cruel, Cruel World: Pondering 'Art' And Sadism August 4, 2011 In her new book, Maggie Nelson considers why violence and gore enthrall and excite — and why cruelty is so pervasive in our culture.