Books N. K. Jemisin Books by N. K. Jemisin The City We Became hide caption toggle caption N. K. Jemisin has written books about: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Literary Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about N. K. Jemisin The City We Became hide caption toggle caption Review Book Reviews New York Comes Alive — Literally — In 'The City We Became' March 25, 2020 Three-time Hugo Award winner N.K. Jemisin turns her attention to our world in her new book — or at least, a version of our world in which cities can be born in human form to fight evil. The City We Became hide caption toggle caption First Reads Exclusive 1st Read: 'The City We Became,' By N.K. Jemisin March 10, 2020 N.K. Jemisin's new novel kicks off a trilogy of stories about a world in which great cities can be born into human avatars, who must battle eldritch horrors to defend themselves and their people. Author Interviews At The End Of The Year, N.K. Jemisin Ponders The End Of The World December 26, 2018 Jemisin is the only author to win three Hugo Awards in a row — for her Broken Earth trilogy, which begins with an apocalypse. She says she likes to explore what apocalypses mean for different people. At The End Of The Year, N.K. Jemisin Ponders The End Of The World Listen · 5:23 5:23 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/680201486/680260532" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Book Reviews Gorgeous 'Black Future Month' Tracks A Writer's Development November 29, 2018 N.K. Jemisin's new story collection is a story in itself, a chronicle of her career that has the seeds of her award-winning novels, but also lovely and thought-provoking stand-alone work. NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2018's Great Reads November 27, 2018 The Book Concierge is back! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2017's Great Reads December 5, 2017 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 350 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews In 'The Stone Sky,' Some Worlds Need To Burn August 19, 2017 N.K. Jemisin won Hugo Awards for the first two volumes of her Broken Earth trilogy. The Stone Sky is a powerful, timely finale to this story of a world built on oppression and exploitation. NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews Riveting 'Obelisk Gate' Shatters The Stillness August 18, 2016 N.K. Jemisin continues the story of the Stillness — a world constantly rocked by quakes, and the rare, gifted people who can control them — in a second volume even more engrossing than the first. NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads December 8, 2015 The Book Concierge is back and all new for 2015! Explore more than 260 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews 'Fifth Season' Embraces The Scale And Complexity Of Fantasy August 4, 2015 Yes, N.K. Jemison's newest epic is the kind of fantasy that has not one but two glossaries at the end — but reviewer Jason Heller says that just underscores her sumptuous detail and dimensionality. 100 Best Books Happy Ever After: 100 Swoon-Worthy Romances July 29, 2015 It's the NPR Books Summer of Love, so to celebrate, we asked our readers to nominate their favorite romances. And the results are in: 100 love stories to help every reader find a happy ever after. Critics' Lists: Summer 2012 Pack Your Bags For Six Flights Of Fantasy June 6, 2012 Need a ticket to otherworldly adventure? Look no further. Even if you're stuck at home this summer, these captivating fantasy novels offer great escapes — to the lands of dragons, cyborgs, lizard men and elven princesses.