Books Carlos Ruiz Zafon Books by Carlos Ruiz Zafon Carlos Ruiz Zafon has written books about: Children's Books Young Adult Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Fiction Literary Fiction Historical Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Carlos Ruiz Zafon Book News & Features Bestselling Spanish Novelist Carlos Ruiz Zafón Dies At 55 June 19, 2020 Zafón has been called the most-read Spanish author since Cervantes. He wrote young adult fiction, but his adult debut The Shadow of the Wind was a breakout hit, selling millions of copies worldwide. Chris Silas Neal Critics' Lists: Summer 2010 Booksellers' Picks: 15 Soaring Summer Reads May 29, 2010 Susan Stamberg gathers recommendations from booksellers Rona Brinlee, Lucia Silva and Daniel Goldin. Their selections for summertime reading include books about small-town America, a polygamist father in over his head, and a postmistress in New England during World War II. Booksellers' Picks: 15 Soaring Summer Reads Listen · 7:20 7:20 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/127212916/127286916" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Excerpt: 'The Prince Of Mist' May 27, 2010 Read Any Good Books? 'The Shadow of the Wind' by Carlos Ruiz Zafon November 7, 2005 A listener in Utah recommends this novel about a bookseller's discovery of a mysterious novel. "This book exudes a reverence for books that went straight to my heart..."