The latest news about books from NPR

October 27th, 2021


In his new book Sellout, Dan Ozzi explores the punk phenomenon where anti-establishment clout is currency and while it's hard to pay your bills on principles, selling out often led to buyer's remorse.
Author: Andrew Limbong
Posted: October 26, 2021, 10:18 pm
We've got some age-appropriate entertainment ideas for the little goblins in your lives.
Author: Elizabeth Blair
Posted: October 26, 2021, 9:31 pm
NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with author Kati Marton about her new biography of Angela Merkel, The Chancellor, and what her departure will mean for Germany and the world.
Author: Sarah McCammon
Posted: October 26, 2021, 8:56 pm
The former Today co-host recently bought a T-shirt that says, "I'm not for everyone." Her new memoir, Going There, is a candid look at the successes and setbacks she's experienced as a journalist.
Author: Terry Gross
Posted: October 26, 2021, 3:59 pm
Former President Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen's new book Renegades is based on their podcast. The book delves into conversations about race, the American dream and their stories of growing up.
Author: Audie Cornish
Posted: October 26, 2021, 9:07 am
In an NPR interview, the former president and the iconic musician speak about spreading hope amid widespread division and about the "critical patriotism" of Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A."
Author: Sharon Pruitt-Young
Posted: October 25, 2021, 8:00 pm
Co-written by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny, State of Terror centers on a female secretary of state as she races against time to out-maneuver international terrorists and homegrown traitors.
Author: Maureen Corrigan
Posted: October 25, 2021, 1:41 pm
An unexpected and interesting aspect of the book is the way it brims with experiences of the body, including Couric's years struggling with bulimia and the warping effects of having her looks managed.
Author: Annalisa Quinn
Posted: October 25, 2021, 10:12 am
Author Melissa Lozada-Oliva's new novel in verse, Dreaming of You, is about a heartbroken poet who brings Selena Quintanilla back from the dead.
Author: Isabella Gomez Sarmiento
Posted: October 24, 2021, 11:49 am
The writer and artist Tamara Shopsin takes a fond look at the past in her new novel, set at the famous Manhattan computer repair store Tekserve in the days before Apple and its Genius Bars took over.
Author: Heller McAlpin
Posted: October 24, 2021, 9:00 am