Jul 27, 2011 — NPR coverage of Herzog by Saul Bellow. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jul 24, 2011 — Like a good summer read, a trip to the Rocky Mountains provides an elevated get-away from the daily grind. Nicole Magistro, owner of The Bookworm in Edwards, Colo., names some of the more popular reads for Vail Valley vacationers this summer.
Jul 17, 2011 — NPR coverage of Hanukkah Lights: Stories of the Season, from NPR's Annual Holiday Special by Susan Stamberg, Murray Horwitz, and Sandra Dionisi. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jul 15, 2011 — NPR coverage of Crossing California by Adam Langer. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jul 14, 2011 — NPR coverage of Song of Slaves in the Desert by Alan Cheuse. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
May 8, 2011 — All Things Considered book reviewer Alan Cheuse's new novel tells the story of a family of slaveholding Southern Jews before the Civil War — and what happens when a northern relative comes to visit.
Jan 26, 2011 — Julie Orringer's much-anticipated first novel is a love story set on the eve of World War II, while Anne Tyler's latest probes a man's personal awakening at age 60. Meanwhile, David Malouf re-imagines one of Homer's most famous encounters. In nonfiction, Dr. Louann Brizendine is back with a look at the male brain.
Dec 10, 2010 — It's that time of year again! Susan Stamberg chats with three independent booksellers about their favorite reads of the year, from an atlas of remote islands to a children's book about feminist heroes.
May 4, 2010 — Julie Orringer's The Invisible Bridge follows a Hungarian couple enjoying a Parisian romance when the Nazi rise to power forces them back to their homeland. Reviewer Michael Schaub says that Orringer, who wrote the short story collection How to Breathe Underwater, has written a first novel that is unexpected but breathtaking.
May 18, 2009 — There's a little thing author Jeffrey Eugenides does when he can't write. When he's feeling sleepy, when his head is in a fog, he reaches across his desk, digs under the piles of unanswered mail, and unearths his copy of Herzog by Saul Bellow.