Books Scoop by Evelyn Waugh Paperback, 321 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $14.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleScoopAuthorEvelyn Waugh Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary William Boot travels to Ishmaelia to serve as war correspondent to the Daily Twopence and almost becomes a casualty to the charms of the lovely Katchen. Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Also by Evelyn Waugh Put Out More Flags The Loved One Vile Bodies Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Scoop Opinion You Must Read This Evelyn Waugh's 'Scoop': Journalism Is A Duplicitous Business June 16, 2013 The fictional tale about war correspondents will make you laugh till the person next to you on the subway thinks you have problems. It is also, according to writer Alexander Nazaryan, an all-too-real parody of the glory days of print journalism.