The Week's Best Stories From NPR BooksThis week: The 2017 NPR Book Concierge is here! And there's some other great stuff going on too, from an Argentine cartoonist who moonlights as a rock star, to the new Gregory Maguire novel.
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.