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January 19th, 2022


NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Haggard's biographer Marc Eliot about his book: The Hag. Haggard spent his early years going from family tragedy to odd jobs to broken marriages to petty crime to prison.
Posted: January 19, 2022, 10:14 am
André Leon Talley, the towering former creative director and editor at large of Vogue magazine, has died. He was a regular in the front row of fashion shows in New York and Europe.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 19, 2022, 6:16 am
One of the foremost writers of the age, Bernardine Evaristo unwinds her career and life — giving us a nonfiction bildungsroman that is a towering monument to the creative life of Black women.
Author: Hope Wabuke
Posted: January 18, 2022, 10:29 am
In her fourth collection, poet Bianca Stone unites vulnerability and humor to tackle the heavy question of what it means to be alive.
Author: Jeevika Verma
Posted: January 18, 2022, 10:08 am
In a new book, Fight: How Gen Z is channeling their fear and passion to save America, pollster John Della Volpe explores how America's youngest voters and activists are coming of age.
Author: Juana Summers
Posted: January 18, 2022, 10:00 am
While working for the Department of Justice, Coates says she saw voter rolls being purged and instances where polling places were moved to known Klan locations. Her new memoir is Just Pursuit.
Author: Terry Gross
Posted: January 17, 2022, 12:00 pm
NPR's Michel Martin talks with Jonathan Malesic, author of The End Of Burnout, about the changing nature of work since the start of the pandemic.
Posted: January 15, 2022, 9:55 pm
Hanya Yanagihara's much anticipated 700-page novel is a deliberately difficult work, made of up dazzling moments that tend lose their luster when pressed together.
Author: Maureen Corrigan
Posted: January 15, 2022, 5:00 pm
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Carl Bernstein of Watergate fame about his memoir, "Chasing History: A Kid in the Newsroom."
Author: Scott Simon
Posted: January 15, 2022, 12:59 pm
NPR's Scott Simon talks to author Elizabeth George about her new mystery, "Something to Hide."
Author: Scott Simon
Posted: January 15, 2022, 12:59 pm