Oct 5, 2012 — The Shoemaker's Wife, a war romance inspired by Adriana Trigiani's own family, appears at No. 13.
Apr 6, 2012 — It's been 100 years since the sinking of the RMS Titanic, and the anniversary brings with it a barrage of literature. Former NPR editor Rachel Syme has been keeping track of the new releases and lists her favorites here. Do you have a favorite Titanic book? Let us know in the comments.
Jul 15, 2011 — NPR coverage of The Seamstress: A Novel by Frances De Pontes Peebles. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Oct 8, 2008 — Alan Cheuse reviews two historical novels, both with protagonists immersed in sewing and slavery: Breena Clarke's Stand the Storm and Frances de Pontes Peebles' The Seamstress.