Nov 14, 2012 — What are the best of the books? NPR Books looks at this year's National Book Award nominees for fiction and nonfiction. These 10 books — which tell the stories of a young drug smuggler, lovable philanderers, holograms in the Saudi desert and more — inspired, informed and entertained readers.
Oct 10, 2005 — What are Iraqis saying about the Oct. 15 vote on a new draft constitution in a national referendum?
Sep 17, 2005 — Anthony Shadid, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post, talks about his book Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's War.