Books Ryan North Books by Ryan North Ryan North has written books about: Comics & Graphic Novels Fiction Digital Culture Comedy Nonfiction Science & Health Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Ryan North Summer Reader Poll 2019: Funny Books We Did It For The LOLs: 100 Favorite Funny Books August 20, 2019 We thought you might need a laugh right about now, so this year's summer reader poll celebrates all the books (and one short story, and a few uncategorizable gems) that make you laugh out loud. 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. Summer Reader Poll 2017: Comics And Graphic Novels Let's Get Graphic: 100 Favorite Comics And Graphic Novels July 12, 2017 We asked readers to name their favorite comics and graphic novels, and we got thousands of answers. Now, with the help of our expert panel, we've curated a list to keep you flipping pages all summer. Author Interviews Wherefore Art Thou Romeo? Well, He Doesn't Have To Be June 11, 2016 What if Romeo and Juliet had lived? In Ryan North's new "chooseable-path adventure" Romeo and/or Juliet, you can make sure the two never meet — or have them take over Verona in giant robot suits. Wherefore Art Thou Romeo? Well, He Doesn't Have To Be Listen · 5:44 5:44 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/481566156/481667057" 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. Pop Culture Happy Hour Don't Like Hamlet? Now's Your Chance To Rewrite It August 7, 2013 To be or not to be? The choice is yours in Ryan North's Choose Your Own Adventure rewrite of Hamlet. Shakespeare's classic play is humorously re-imagined, but offers a new look at its themes for the modern reader, including a new take on its female characters.