Books Kij Johnson Books by Kij Johnson Kij Johnson has written books about: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Kij Johnson NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Book Reviews Everything Has Meaning In The Dream World Of 'Vellitt Boe' August 27, 2016 Kij Johnson's new novella follows an unlikely adventurer (and a small black cat) through a world built of dreams. It's a wonder-quest that will hold you spellbound from start to finish. Book Reviews A Leap Of The Imagination Across The 'River Of Bees' September 20, 2012 Author Kij Johnson's first short story collection mixes straightforward realism with lyrical science fiction and fantasy. Reviewer Alan Cheuse says the stories bring to mind the work of Ursula Le Guin, and have the power to highlight the marvelous aspects of everyday life.