Aug 11, 2011 — More than 5,000 of you nominated. More than 60,000 of you voted. And now the results are in. Explore the winners of NPR's Top 100 Science-Fiction and Fantasy survey — an intriguing mix of classic and contemporary titles.
Aug 12, 2009 — As summer vacations draw to a close and school-age children begin the mad scramble to fulfill their summer reading obligations, author Lesley M. M. Blume recommends a few timeless books that may not be on the required book lists.
Jan 13, 2009 — The ABC series Lost may focus on a mystical island, but it's also about larger themes like religious faith and the importance of community — the stuff of memorable novels.
Jul 15, 2007 — At just 33, playwright Sarah Ruhl has already had her plays produced on the country's most important stages. But she still finds time to read Goodnight Moon. She shares what's on her reading list this summer.
Aug 5, 2005 — A new book of children's poems and illustrations features the fun of mixed-up words from Shel Silverstein. And a new CD collects some of the late author's songs, including "A Boy Named Sue," performed by Johnny Cash.
Jul 15, 2005 — Scott Simon and children's author Daniel Pinkwater talk about a new book for children called Jellybeans, by Sylvia van Ommen.
Oct 31, 2004 — NPR's Jennifer Ludden talks to James Howe, the author of Bunnicula. The book follows the Monroe family and their pets, Chester the cat, Harold the dog, and a brand-new bunny rabbit, Bunnicula — who may just be a vampire.