Books Little Labors by Rivka Galchen Hardcover, 130 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $16.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleLittle LaborsAuthorRivka Galchen Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary A collection of stories, lists, words, short essays and observations about the extraordinary nature of both babies and literature, including the author's take on maternal love, women writers and orange as the new hot color for baby gifts. Genres: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Also by Rivka Galchen Mrs. Caliban American Innovations Atmospheric Disturbances Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Little Labors 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 'Little Labors' Is No Small Feat May 19, 2016 Rivka Galchen's meditation on motherhood is wry, low-key and non-linear, inspired by the 11th-century Japanese classic The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon — and the sleep-deprived brains of new parents.