Books The Heights by Peter Hedges Hardcover, 295 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe HeightsAuthorPeter Hedges Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Other editions available for purchase: Paperback, 295 pages, Penguin Group USA, $15, published February 22 2011 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe HeightsAuthorPeter Hedges Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary The loving marriage of Tim and Kate is unexpectedly challenged by their efforts to retain normalcy, the unsolicited attentions of a society newcomer, and an unsettling secret. Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Heights Opinion New In Paperback Do You Believe? Angels, Parables, Christianity And Daydreams February 23, 2011 Life of Pi's Yann Martel returns with another animal parable, Danielle Trussoni constructs a gripping, Da Vinci Code-like story of half-human angels, Peter Hedges looks under the covers in Brooklyn Heights, and Diarmaid MacCulloch examines 3,000 years of Christianity. May-Ying Lam/NPR What We're Reading What We're Reading: March 23 - 29 March 23, 2010 It took Karl Marlantes 30 years to write Matterhorn, an exhaustive and unsparing war novel. Walter Mosley takes up a new detective case in Known to Evil. Also: Dog Boy, fiction inspired by the true story of a feral child, and a new novel about gossipy parents in Brooklyn Heights.