March 23, 2011 Want to read about the woman who defined glamour and Hollywood royalty? Here are three suggestions for great reads about Elizabeth Taylor.
March 23, 2011 Friday is the deadline to sign up for the chance to have author Abraham Verghese drop in on your local discussion of this month's NPR Book Club selection, the bestselling Cutting for Stone. Find out how to register.
Danielle Evans' short story collection Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self was published by Riverhead in September. She is currently working on a novel.
March 4, 2011 Danielle Evans, a young writer whose recent short story collection, Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self, made several "Best of 2010" lists, stopped by NPR for a reading in honor of Black History Month. In this video, she reads from her story, "Wherever You Go, There You Are."
March 3, 2011 Between Tiger, Tiger, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, and The Tiger's Wife, we thought you might need a handy guide to telling your tiger books apart.
The official poster for Lone Scherfig's adaptation of David Nicholls' One Day.
February 24, 2011 Take a look at the most-promising 2011 films based on books — from Dragon Tattoo to Something Borrowed to Too Big To Fail.
December 21, 2010 This year, not all of the best books made it onto best-seller lists. NPR's Rachel Syme picks her favorite under-the-radar reads that are worth a second look.
November 18, 2010 Gordon's Lord of Misrule and Smith's Just Kids were the big winners at the National Book Awards in New York. We were there to capture the laughter, the tears and the free caviar.
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November 17, 2010 On Tuesday evening in New York City, the finalists for the National Book Award gathered on the eve of the ceremony to read from their work. NPR was there to capture the celebration.
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