Books Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver Hardcover, 464 pages, Harper, List Price: $29.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleUnshelteredAuthorBarbara Kingsolver Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Traces the experiences of a woman whose efforts to protect her family from sudden unemployment are shaped by the story of an ostracized 19th century science teacher connected to her by their home in the community of Vineland, New Jersey. Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Also by Barbara Kingsolver The Living Bird Animal, Vegetable, Miracle Flight Behavior The Lacuna Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Unsheltered 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. Review Book Reviews Barbara Kingsolver Captures The Feeling Of Being 'Unsheltered' October 21, 2018 Kingsolver's new novel opens with a family suffering a slew of disappointments — job losses, aging parents and kids returning home — then jumps back in time to draw subtle parallels with the past.