Jul 17, 2011 — NPR coverage of Frost by Thomas Bernhard and Michael Hofmann. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
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.
May 5, 2008 — Three renowned women writers have books of fiction out this spring, and each one asks the reader to take a leap of imagination. The resulting novels, says reviewer Alan Cheuse, are a thrill and a privilege to read.
Dec 7, 2006 — If standing in line at the mall isn't your bag, we've dipped into our bag to offer some weekend diversions, from the very first season of SNL, finally out on DVD, to a Web site that will answer your burning questions.
Dec 16, 2004 — Book critic Maureen Corrigan gives us her picks for the best holiday books of 2004. Her choices range from literary thrillers to a new biography of Ben Franklin.
Aug 15, 2004 — Irish writer Colm Toibin's new novel imagines the interior life of famed American novelist Henry James. James burned his personal papers before his death in 1916 in an attempt to keep his private life private. Tom Vitale reports.