All Things Considered for January 1, 2013
Jan 1, 2013 — Tracy Chevalier's latest novel, The Last Runaway, is the story of a young Quaker girl's move to America. Author Dolen Perkins-Valdez says it's a richly wrought and evocative tale.
Jan 1, 2013 — The Night of the Hunter is a much-loved film, but author Julia Keller says the book it is based on is even better — a forgotten masterpiece. Do you have a favorite book that became a movie? Tell us in the comments.
Jan 1, 2013 — If there's a soundtrack for last call in a Boston dive bar, the Dropkick Murphys' music is on it. The new single from the Boston-based Irish punk band memorializes singer and bassist Ken Casey's grandfather, and refers to an actual tattoo on his arm.