Books Richard Baker Books by Richard Baker Richard Baker has written books about: Nonfiction Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Facebook Twitter Email NPR stories about Richard Baker Review Book Reviews The Troublesome Universe Of 'Valiant Dust' November 16, 2017 Richard Baker is an established voice in military science fiction; his latest, Valiant Dust, kicks off a new space adventure series. But it's hampered by shallow characters and cultural blindness. Aaron Meshon Best Books Of 2010 Fresh Delivery: Indie Booksellers Pick 2010 Favorites December 10, 2010 It's that time of year again! Susan Stamberg chats with three independent booksellers about their favorite reads of the year, from an atlas of remote islands to a children's book about feminist heroes. Fresh Delivery: Indie Booksellers Pick 2010 Favorites Listen · 7:20 7:20 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/131788190/131955663" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript New In Paperback New In Paperback, Sept. 20-26 September 22, 2010 Music infuses veteran novelist Kazuo Ishiguro's first collection of short stories and award-winning author Connie Willis views London's Blitz during WWII from the distant future while Alain de Botton watches the world pass by at Heathrow Airport — and more.