Books Naomi Novik Books by Naomi Novik Naomi Novik has written books about: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Naomi Novik 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. Books 'Silver' Spins Gold From The Moldiest Of Old Straw July 17, 2018 Naomi Novik's new reimagining of "Rumpelstiltskin" digs deep into the anti-Semitism of the original story and drags out a warm, solid story about the nature of debt, friendship and hospitality. Review Book Reviews Temeraire And Laurence, At Peace At Last In 'League Of Dragons' June 14, 2016 This week, the NPR Books Time Machine travels back to the era of the Napoleonic Wars for a look at Naomi Novik's Temeraire series, which wraps up this week with the release of League of Dragons. Book News & Features A Writer-Engineer's Historical Fiction Hack: Add Dragons February 27, 2016 Before her first book, Naomi Novik was a programmer who wrote Napoleonic-era fan fiction on the side. Then she had an idea: "What could make the Napoleonic wars more exciting? Dragons!" A Writer-Engineer's Historical Fiction Hack: Add Dragons Listen · 4:28 4:28 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/467810806/468366675" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript 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 Friendship, Magic And Danger Blossom In 'Uprooted' May 24, 2015 Naomi Novik's latest is a reworked "Beauty and the Beast," with a powerful female friendship at its heart. Reviewer Amal El-Mohtar calls it "moving, heartbreaking, and thoroughly satisfying." First Reads Exclusive First Read: Naomi Novik's 'Uprooted' May 12, 2015 Naomi Novik leaves behind the Napoleonic War setting of her previous books for a new stand-alone tale of a village girl, taken by a mysterious magician, who learns she's more than a match for him. 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.