Books Gloria Norris Books by Gloria Norris Gloria Norris has written books about: Parenting & Families Nonfiction Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Gloria Norris 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 Family Is Tyranny Writ Small In 'Kookooland' January 30, 2016 Gloria Norris' wrenching, darkly funny memoir of her abusive father has strong parallels to accounts of life in the Soviet Union. How do you respond to tyranny? What would it cost you to rebel?