Jul 28, 2014 — The transition from one part of the world to another is filled with anticipation, conflict and drama. These trips can herald life-changing transformations for families seeking out better lives.
Mar 1, 2013 — Yann Martel's Life of Pi remains at No. 10 the week after its movie adaptation won four Oscars.
Nov 9, 2012 — Yann Martel imagines an outlandish and fantastical odyssey in Life Of Pi. It appears at No. 8.
Aug 4, 2011 — Few things are creepier than the idea of eating another person — even in extreme circumstances. Author Mitchell Zuckoff recommends these three stories where humans are the main course, whether on account of tribal ritual, or of extreme desperation.
Jul 26, 2011 — NPR coverage of In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Dec 18, 2006 — Author Evan Thomas talks about his book, "Sea of Thunder" and the history of the battle off the coast of the Philippine Island of Samar.