The Week's Best Stories From NPR BooksThis week: Comedian Tiffany Haddish's new memoir, great desserts from Yotam Ottolenghi, Maureen Corrigan's holiday book picks, a look back at Ferdinand the bull, and our December romance roundup.
Irish playwright and novelist Emma Donoghue is also the author of the novels The Sealed Letter, Stir Fry,Hood and Slammerkin. Her latest novel, Room, has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
In a now famous moment during the 2008 presidential primaries, Hillary Clinton fought back tears after an undecided voter asked her how she managed to keep at it, day after day. Above, Clinton responds to a reporter's question about that uncharacteristic display of emotion.
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