Nov 27, 2013 — Between 1962 and 1965, The Beatles were featured on 53 BBC radio programs. For The Beatles: The BBC Archives, executive producer Kevin Howlett had to search for many of these recordings, and they weren't easy to find.
Sep 30, 2013 — With dominant themes of hunger, class conflict and poverty, popular teen books like The Hunger Games and Divergent mirror today's fragile economic climate. Critic Marcela Valdes says the books reflect real-world fears, but their fanastical elements can also help young readers escape what might be a gloomy financial reality at home.
Aug 7, 2013 — Also: A new short story by Stieg Larsson; Sherman Alexie's mullet; Rebecca Mead on Jane Austen.
Aug 7, 2012 — More than 75,000 of you voted for your favorite young-adult fiction. Now, after all the nominating, sorting and counting, the final results are in. Here are the 100 best teen novels, chosen by the NPR audience.
Apr 30, 2012 — Former NBC president Warren Littlefield talks about his new book, changing viewing habits, and why there will never be another "Must-See TV" quite like the one at NBC.
Mar 6, 2012 — The Hunger Games has been a huge success, and the film adaptation is only weeks away. Now, publishers are looking for the next big dystopian hit.
Jul 17, 2011 — NPR coverage of Snobs by Julian Fellowes. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Sep 1, 2009 — In her trilogy-in-progress — first The Hunger Games and now Catching Fire — Suzanne Collins blends elements of reality TV with themes from Greek mythology. The resulting books can be shocking — and enthralling.
Aug 26, 2009 — Read and hear an exclusive, pre-release excerpt of Suzanne Collins' Catching Fire, the follow-up to last year's young adult best-seller The Hunger Games.
Jun 28, 2007 — Writer Lee Siegel has watched years worth of dramas, sitcoms, reality shows and news as the television critic for The New Republic. In a collection of essays, Siegel discusses the evolving television landscape.