Mar 7, 2014 — Piper Kerman's TV tie-in prison memoir, Orange is the New Black, has hit half a year on the list.
Dec 18, 2013 — Forget the taped readings of yore. Today's audiobooks feature integrated musical performances, movie-quality sound effects and all-star casts of rotating narrators. Take a peek at the new world of listenable literature with AudioFile magazine founder Robin Whitten's list of four notable audiobooks from 2013.
Dec 12, 2013 — Rob Buyea gets it. The children's book author spent six years teaching elementary school. He's dedicated his book Because of Mr. Terupt to his former third- and fourth-grade students. "It's because of them that I began writing," he says.
Dec 2, 2013 — In Janet Evanovich's Takedown Twenty, debuting at No. 8, Stephanie Plum chases a powerful mobster.
Oct 24, 2013 — The Orange Is The New Black author says that cooking behind bars allowed her to bond with fellow inmates, and points out where her experiences, and those depicted in the hit Netflix series, differ.
Sep 6, 2013 — Piper Kerman's Orange Is The New Black, a memoir that inspired a Netflix series, rises to No. 1.
Aug 12, 2013 — When she was 24, Piper Kerman dated a woman who was part of a drug smuggling ring. Years later, after being named as part of that ring, Kerman served time in a federal prison and at one point shared a cell with her former girlfriend. Her memoir of that experience inspired the Netflix series.
Aug 5, 2013 — Earlier this summer, NPR's Backseat Book Club — our book club for young readers — asked you to weigh in on your favorite books for kids age 9-14. We heard from more than 2,000 of you, and our expert panel has whittled your hundreds and hundreds of nominations down to a list of 100 great reads.
Jul 17, 2011 — NPR coverage of Dingley Falls: A Novel by Michael Malone. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jul 17, 2011 — NPR coverage of Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O'Nan. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.