Feb 8, 2013 — Holding on to its No. 1 spot, Paula McLain's The Paris Wife imagines the life of Hadley Hemingway.
Dec 7, 2012 — At No. 4, Paula McLain's The Paris Wife follows Hemingway's first wife as she navigates 1920s Paris.
Nov 27, 2012 — In fiction, Paula McLain explores Hemingway's first marriage, while Anita Desai re-examines modern India. In nonfiction, Joseph Epstein defends gossip, Rosamond Bernier remembers midcentury Paris, and Stuart Isacoff lauds the piano.
Jul 25, 2012 — Stephen King returns to the scene of JFK's assassination, while Ali Smith presents an intricate tale of a dinner party gone wrong. In nonfiction, Charles C. Mann reassesses Columbus, Juliet Eilperin investigates sharks, and Paul Hendrickson revisits Hemingway.
Dec 16, 2011 — These five outstanding novels take us to unfamiliar eras and exotic locales — ancient Israel, Elizabethan England, 1920s Paris — while confirming our common humanity.
Oct 2, 2011 — There are countless biographies of Ernest Hemingway, but none of his beloved fishing boat, Pilar. A new book by Paul Hendrickson looks at the great writer's relationship with the boat.
Jul 17, 2011 — NPR coverage of Adios Hemingway by Leonardo Padura Fuentes, John King, and Leonardo Padura. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jul 14, 2011 — NPR coverage of The Paris Wife by Paula McLain. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Mar 1, 2011 — Paula McLain's new novel, The Paris Wife, tells the story of Hadley Richardson, Ernest Hemingway's first wife and companion during his Paris years. Hemingway and Richardson were blissfully in love — until he left her for her best friend.
Aug 12, 2010 — In these stories — three novels and two works of nonfiction — a history teacher, a wry angst-filled teen, a budding celebrity chef, an intrepid spice hunter, and Ernest Hemingway himself whisk you to vacation spots around the world.