The Week's Best Stories From NPR BooksThis week: Meg Wolitzer's latest, Charles Frazier returns to the Civil War, the pressures of being the only black person in the room, a new Macbeth, and marriage-saving tips from a divorce lawyer.
The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books
This week: Meg Wolitzer, Charles Frazier, Jo Nesbo, Nafissa Thompson-Spires and James Sexton.
They'll Drink To That: Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor celebrate Taylor's Best Actress Oscar win for 1966's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? — which also earned a Best Actor nomination for Burton.
Karl Rove resigned from his position effective Aug. 31, 2007. He is no longer a paid consultant but continues to help Republican candidates by appearing at their fundraisers.
Arnold Campanile drove his 1991 Yugo, which he bought new, from outside Philadelphia to NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., to give NPR's Guy Raz and author Jason Vuic a ride in style. It didn't break down once.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu is the author of Made for Goodness — written with his daughter Mpho Tutu, also a priest in the Anglican communion — and several other reflections on faith, forgiveness and reconciliation.