Books Mary Beth Keane Books by Mary Beth Keane Mary Beth Keane has written books about: Literary Fiction Fiction Historical Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Mary Beth Keane Review Book Reviews 'Ask Again, Yes' Is A Profound Yet Unpretentious Family Drama Fresh Air June 25, 2019 Mary Beth Keane's novel opens in 1973 New York and follows two rookie cops and their families over four decades. Her closely-observed domestic tale transforms into something deep and universal. 'Ask Again, Yes' Is A Profound Yet Unpretentious Family Drama Listen · 7:16 7:16 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/735675181/735779400" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Book Reviews NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2013's Great Reads December 4, 2013 NPR staff and critics selected more than 200 standout titles. Now it's up to you: Choose your own adventure! Use our tags to search through books and find the perfect read. Review Critics' Lists: Summer 2013 Fact Behind The Fiction: 5 Great Historicals For Summer July 25, 2013 Author Jean Zimmerman chooses five books that "pick up where history leaves off," shedding new light on often forgotten corners of history, from the unruly Florida frontier of the 18th century to the real-life little dancer who inspired Edgar Degas' famous sculpture.