Books Deborah Harkness Books by Deborah Harkness Deborah Harkness has written books about: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Romance Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Deborah Harkness Review Book Reviews A Supernatural Family Reunion In 'The Book Of Life' July 17, 2014 Deborah Harkness' latest concludes the sprawling story begun in A Discovery of Witches. There's a bit too much plot to handle comfortably, but fans will be happy to see favorite characters again. New In Paperback May 27-June 2: Oxford In 1590, London In 2008 And The Net Now May 28, 2013 In softcover fiction, Deborah Harkness sends a witch and a vampire back to Elizabethan England, and John Lanchester looks at London circa 2008. In nonfiction, Sally Koslow explores parenting adult children, and Andrew Blum reveals the infrastructure behind the Internet. Shadow of Night book cover hide caption toggle caption Review Book Reviews 'Witches' Sequel Casts A Complex Spell July 10, 2012 Author Deborah Harkness hit it big in 2011 with A Discovery of Witches. The sequel, Shadow of Night, picks up where Witches left off, with historian Diana and her vampire lover Matthew on an adventure across 16th-century Europe amid a massive cast of historical characters. Author Interviews Science, The Supernatural Key To 'Night's' Alchemy July 6, 2012 Deborah Harkness combines serious academic research with occult romance in her novels, the latest of which is Shadow of Night. Science, The Supernatural Key To 'Night's' Alchemy Listen · 4:48 4:48 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/156370842/156391774" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Critics' Lists: Summer 2012 Literary Look Ahead: 13 Great Books On The Horizon May 24, 2012 Critic Michael Schaub offers a sneak peek at some of the most hotly anticipated books of the summer: An Obama bio. A sparkling debut. Thrillers of both the fictional and body-science kind. Even Lincoln is reborn in this season of sun, sand, renewal — and reading. New In Paperback At Home: A Widow's Life, A Tiger Mother's Tale, And A Call For Compassion December 28, 2011 Just in time for New Year's reading, Stewart O'Nan returns with a captivating look at the life of a widow, while Deborah Harkness offers a tale of magical mayhem unleashed by a manuscript at Oxford. In nonfiction, Karen Armstrong invites readers to deepen their compassion and Amy Chua offers a call to arms for "Tiger Mothers."