Aug 24, 2011 — Veteran best-seller Ken Follett returns with the first in a trilogy spanning the 20th century, while Jan Karon delivers with her second Father Tim novel. In nonfiction, Jimmy Carter reveals his White House Diary, while Ariana Huffington finds America resembling the Third World.
Jan 27, 2009 — In his new book, We Can Have Peace In The Holy Land: A Plan That Will Work, former President Jimmy Carter presents his strategy to end fighting between Israelis and Palestinians.
Jan 27, 2009 — The former president expressed confidence that if peace talks are held soon, they will be meaningful. Nearly 30 years after he brokered a treaty between Israel and Egypt, Carter has written a new book about his quest for peace in the Middle East.
Oct 9, 2007 — In a new memoir, Jimmy Carter writes about his post-presidential life and his peacemaking efforts worldwide. Carter says the last 25 years could not have been more unpredictable or more gratifying.
Jan 25, 2007 — Former President Jimmy Carter defends the content of his new book Palestine Peace Not Apartheid. The best-seller has generated passionate criticism that it is slanted toward Palestinians and full of inaccuracies.
Dec 11, 2006 — A new book by former president Jimmy Carter is generating wide controversy. Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid charts the Arab-Israeli peace process from President Carter's time in the White House in the late 1970s to present day. Pro-Israel groups are offended, and say the book is unworthy of a former U.S. president.
Nov 27, 2006 — Former President Jimmy Carter addresses the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians in his new book, Palestine Peace Not Apartheid. Carter has founded a conflict resolution organization and won a Nobel Peace Prize for his mediation work.
Nov 4, 2005 — Blurring the line between church and state threatens civil liberties and privacy, says former president Jimmy Carter. That's the case he makes in his new book, Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis.
Dec 9, 2004 — Former President Jimmy Carter remains committed to his Christian faith and to what he sees as the American values of peace and fairness. We have a conversation with Jimmy Carter about democracy, politics, and the former president's new book.
Nov 16, 2004 — When it's time to leave foster care, are young people prepared to face the world? A new book chronicles the stories of several teens trying to make it without families. NPR's Tavis Smiley talks with Martha Shirk, co-author of the book On Their Own: What Happens to Kids When They Age Out of the Foster Care System, and Raquel Tolston, one of the young adults featured in the book.