Books Cheryl Strayed Books by Cheryl Strayed Cheryl Strayed has written books about: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Parenting & Families Sports Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Cheryl Strayed In addition to Wild, Cheryl Strayed is also the author of Torch and Tiny Beautiful Things. Joni Kabana/Courtesy Knopf hide caption toggle caption Joni Kabana/Courtesy Knopf The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books The 'Wild' Story Of Cheryl Strayed And Her Long-Lost Half-Sister September 8, 2013 Strayed's half-sister checked Wild out of the public library because she thought it looked like an interesting travel book. She realized that she and the author shared the same father. The 'Wild' Story Of Cheryl Strayed And Her Long-Lost Half-Sister Listen · 5:55 5:55 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/219754257/220298955" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript New In Paperback March 25-31: Freedom, Peace And Pilgrimages March 25, 2013 In softcover nonfiction, Cheryl Strayed recounts her solo trek on the Pacific Crest Trail, Blaine Harden unlocks the secrets of a North Korean prison camp, and Leymah Gbowee reflects on becoming a Liberian peace activist. In fiction, Rachel Joyce's tale of an unexpected journey arrives in paperback. Best Books Of 2012 Finders Keepers: 2012's Books To Hang On To December 3, 2012 This year's treasures include a heart-racing memoir, a fun first novel, a fascinating study of fraternal bonds, plus Toni Morrison's Home and Christopher Hitchens' last work. Critic Heller McAlpin has sifted through piles of new publications and panned for literary gold. Critics' Lists: Summer 2012 A World On The Page: Five Great Travel Memoirs July 31, 2012 This summer, don't be a tourist — take a journey with these travel memoirs instead. Open these five books and meet a future First Lady, a one-booted hiker on the Pacific Crest Trail and a young Angela Davis. You'll encounter beauty, bravery, and chilling strangeness — without ever leaving the couch. New In Paperback Affairs Of The Heart: Studies In Love, Seduction And Girlhood July 19, 2012 Wild author Cheryl Strayed, aka "Dear Sugar," shares her big-hearted relationship advice, while Elaine Sciolino investigates the French art of everyday seduction and Elissa Schappell delivers a story collection about the paradoxes of the feminine psyche. Book Reviews A Walk On The 'Wild' Side: Hiking Toward Healing March 27, 2012 After losing her mother to cancer and separating from her husband, Cheryl Strayed embarked on an arduous trek along the Pacific Crest Trail. Critic Michael Schaub calls Wild, her account of the journey, "one of the most original, heartbreaking and beautiful American memoirs in years."