Books Leanne Shapton Books by Leanne Shapton Leanne Shapton has written books about: Fiction Nonfiction Art & Design History & Society Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Leanne Shapton Review Book Reviews The Stories In 'Guestbook' Linger Like Ghosts March 30, 2019 Leanne Shapton's new short story collection feels like walking through an art gallery, each piece linked in ways that are ineffable but clear. And many sections use artwork, including Shapton's own. Artist Miranda July contributed a series of photos in which strangers try on one another's favorite outfits. Michael Schmelling/Courtesy of Blue Rider Press hide caption toggle caption Michael Schmelling/Courtesy of Blue Rider Press The Seams For 'Women In Clothes,' It's Not What You Wear, It's Why You Wear It September 4, 2014 A new book collects stories that link clothing with intimacy, emotion and memory: how moms dressed before they had kids, favorite outfits and, of course, garment envy. For 'Women In Clothes,' It's Not What You Wear, It's Why You Wear It Listen · 7:09 7:09 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/345290998/345706922" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Book Reviews A Catalog — Literally — Of Broken Dreams March 27, 2009 This clever, poignant spoof tells the story of a relationship gone wrong in the form of a precisely annotated auction catalog that puts the detritus of a love affair — notes, photos, keepsakes — up for sale.