Jun 27, 2014 — At No. 6, Laura Hillenbrand's Unbroken tells the true story of a World War II airman who survives his bomber crashing into the sea only to become a prisoner of the Japanese.
Aug 24, 2012 — Christopher McDougall's Born To Run, about the Tarahumara Indians, is on the list for a 58th week.
Jun 22, 2012 — Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand's true tale of survival in WWII, is on the list for an 83rd week.
Jan 7, 2012 — Unbroken — the riveting tale of a U.S. airman's survival at sea — is on the list for a 59th week.
Oct 28, 2011 — Born To Run, about Mexico's reclusive Tarahumara runners, is on the list for a 30th week.
Jul 14, 2011 — NPR coverage of Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jul 14, 2011 — NPR coverage of Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Mar 31, 2011 — Roddy Doyle's new novel confronts the dream and reality of Ireland, while Hampton Sides examines Martin Luther King's assassination, historian Tony Judt critiques our deteriorating social contract, and Barbara Stauch defends the middle-aged brain.
Jan 31, 2011 — For the month of February, best-selling author Laura Hillenbrand will join NPR to lead discussions about her new No. 1 book, Unbroken. This book club will take place on Facebook, Twitter and NPR.org. Read on to find out how you can participate.
Dec 9, 2010 — Fresh Air's resident book critic selects her favorite reads from the year, including Patti Smith's moving memoir, a feminist slant on election season and a new history of labor unions.