March 25, 2013 Also: the best books coming out this week; Philip Roth on the joys of napping; Caroline Kennedy on books about Catholicism.
March 22, 2013 Also: The book Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop wins an award for the oddest title of the year; Iraqi poet Dunya Mikhail speaks to NPR; the end of the pronoun "whom."
March 21, 2013 Also: Sam Lipsyte is interviewed by household pets; a new study tracks mood in literature; and Bret Easton Ellis' new book.
March 19, 2013 Also: English town may ban apostrophes on street signs; feminist romance novels; and Marie Ponsot wins the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize.
March 18, 2013 The graphic memoir about growing up in revolutionary Iran has been pulled from 7th grade classrooms. Also: An "obituary" for Philip Roth's alter ego, Nathan Zuckerman; the resurgence of independent bookstores; and the best books coming out this week.
March 15, 2013 Also: Tan Twan Eng wins the Man Asian prize; Aaron Swartz posthumously honored by the American Library Association; Sheryl Sandberg on Madeleine L'Engle.
March 14, 2013 Also: Advice on reading Vladimir Nabokov; fresh opportunities for Twitter poetry; and a new literary award.
March 13, 2013 Also: Maurice Sendak's watercolors; the longlist for the Women's Prize for Fiction is announced; and complaints against Bob Woodward's book on John Belushi.
March 12, 2013 Also: Sarah Palin is writing a book about Christmas; Rachel Aviv on the literary genius of Julian Jaynes; author Sarah Manguso on memoir.
March 11, 2013 Also: the best books coming out this week; Mindy Kaling is writing another memoir; and Francine Prose explores dreams in literature.
March 8, 2013 Also: Marco Rubio's unusual taste in poets; journalist Nate Thayer is accused of plagiarism; and rethinking book acknowledgments.
March 7, 2013 Also: Self-portraits of famous authors; why two major spring novels have the same title; and literary statues from around the world.
March 6, 2013 Also: The influence of Victor Hugo's Les Miserables on Hugo Chavez; Jeb Bush's new book on immigration; and a 9-year-old saves himself and friends from quicksand after reading a survival guide.
March 5, 2013 Also: Alice B. Toklas' fudge recipe; a fireproof edition of Fahrenheit 451; and a Milton scholar on ghostwriting the Sweet Valley High series.
March 4, 2013 Also: The best books coming out this week; Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the movie; and cakes that look like classic works of literature.