Books Fly by Wire by William Langewiesche Paperback, 193 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $14 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleFly by WireAuthorWilliam Langewiesche Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Genres: Nonfiction History & Society Also by William Langewiesche The Atomic Bazaar Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Fly by Wire Three Books... Three Books For The Truly Fearless Frequent Flier August 22, 2011 Terrified of flying? Join the club. Author Chris Bohjalian is, too, but he encourages you to confront those fears and indulge in these three books that share the tale of moments high in the sky and the tension when something goes terribly wrong. Three Books For The Truly Fearless Frequent Flier Listen · 4:00 4:00 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/139857677/140540934" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript New In Paperback New In Paperback: Nov. 8-14 November 10, 2010 This week in fiction, Lydia Davis conveys an entire story with a sentence or two, while Jodi Picoult gets under the skin of Asperger's. In nonfiction, take your pick of "denialism," the night shift on the psych ward, or a successful emergency landing on the Hudson River.