May 30, 2014 — No Easy Day, at No. 10, provides a firsthand account of the Navy SEAL mission that killed Osama bin Laden.
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.
Sep 14, 2012 — No Easy Day, a first-hand account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, debuts at No. 1.
Feb 14, 2011 — Matthew Alexander, a pseudonym for the author, was a military interrogator in Iraq who rejected previously used harsh techniques. He writes about how his team hunted down two key al-Qaida operatives in Kill or Capture.
Oct 13, 2004 — In the second part of his interview with Linda Robinson, NPR's Steve Inskeep discusses the role of U.S. military Special Forces in the global war on terror. Robinson is the author of Masters of Chaos: The Secret History of the Special Forces. Robinson says Special Forces have a tenuous relationship with Pakistani soldiers in the mountainous border region with Afghanistan where Osama bin Laden is believed to be hiding.
Oct 12, 2004 — Linda Robinson talks about her new book Masters of Chaos: The Secret History of the Special Forces. Robinson has analyzed the increased use of Special Forces in Afghanistan, Iraq and the war on terror. Hear Robinson and NPR's Steve Inskeep.