Books North and South by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell and Patricia Ingham Paperback, 540 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $12 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleNorth and SouthAuthorElizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell and Patricia Ingham Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Mrs. Gaskell portrays industrial conditions in various regions of England in this nineteenth-century psychological novel. Genres: Romance Historical Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about North and South 100 Best Books Happy Ever After: 100 Swoon-Worthy Romances July 29, 2015 It's the NPR Books Summer of Love, so to celebrate, we asked our readers to nominate their favorite romances. And the results are in: 100 love stories to help every reader find a happy ever after.