March 4, 2011 Kee Malesky, NPR's longest-serving librarian, tells us about a strange goopy substance, the Suez Canal and an act of heroism in Egypt that had librarians worldwide cheering.
October 23, 2010 Did you know that the average American drinks 22.7 gallons of coffee a year? Or that watermelons are vegetables? Kee Malesky does. For 20 years, Malesky, NPR's longest-serving librarian, has done the research to keep us all accurate. She compiles her favorite bits of "inessential knowledge" in a new book.