Books Adelle Waldman Books by Adelle Waldman Adelle Waldman has written books about: Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Adelle Waldman Illustration of woman and books. Nishant Choksi hide caption toggle caption Nishant Choksi Book Reviews Need A Read? Here Are Maureen Corrigan's Favorite Books Of 2013 Fresh Air December 11, 2013 Fresh Air's book critic says it's just a fluke that 9 of the 11 titles she picked this year were written by female authors. Her favorites include a jumbo-sized Dickensian novel, a biography of Ben Franklin's sister, a comedy of manners, a stunning Scandinavian mystery and more. Need A Read? Here Are Maureen Corrigan's Favorite Books Of 2013 Listen · 6:32 6:32 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/250011700/250216979" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Book Reviews NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2013's Great Reads December 4, 2013 NPR staff and critics selected more than 200 standout titles. Now it's up to you: Choose your own adventure! Use our tags to search through books and find the perfect read. Book Reviews 'Love Affairs' Of A Hip, Young Literary Hound Dog Fresh Air August 6, 2013 The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. is a debut novel about a sharp and assured young man living among young, aspiring literary types in Brooklyn. Book critic Maureen Corrigan says never before has a novel made her feel so grateful to be middle-aged. 'Love Affairs' Of A Hip, Young Literary Hound Dog Listen · 5:55 5:55 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/206716384/209503158" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Book Reviews A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young, Self-Engrossed Brooklynite July 18, 2013 Adelle Waldman's debut novel, The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., recounts a relationship's demise from the perspective of Nate, a young writer-type. Reviewer Lidia Jean Kott says Waldman is most incisive, however, when she gets out of Nate's head and comments about life in New York and class privilege.