Jul 17, 2011 — NPR coverage of The Icarus Girl by Helen Oyeyemi. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jul 14, 2011 — NPR coverage of Kornel Esti by Dezso Kosztolanyi and Bernard Adams. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Feb 24, 2011 — Kornel Esti, by the late Hungarian author Dezso Kosztolanyi, tells the story of a man's epic life in the words of his doppelganger — from night train rides through Bulgaria to Central Europe ravaged by World War II.
Aug 24, 2005 — In her first book, 20-year-old Helen Oyeyemi weaves a lyrical tale of ghosts, twins and growing up between cultures and colors. The young novelist has transformed the tales told to her as a child into an international bestseller.
Aug 14, 2005 — A man meets his alter ego in The Other Shulman, a work of fiction from comedy writer Alan Zweibel. Zweibel helped launch Saturday Night Live and This Is Garry Shandling's Show. He tells Liane Hansen about writing his first novel.