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A lost Truman Capote story is published

A rare short story by acclaimed author Truman Capote is published for the first time.

Sun Sep 24, 2023 00:47
A concert audience of houseplants? A new kids' book tells the surprisingly true tale

The latest children's book from Julie Andrews, Emma Walton Hamilton and illustrator Elly McKay is about the power of nature and music. They discussed their creative process in an interview with NPR.(Image credit: Illustrations © 2023 Elly MacKay)

Sat Sep 23, 2023 15:25
Daniel Masoon his novel 'North Woods'

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Daniel Mason about "North Woods," his new novel that tells the story of a patch of land in rural Massachusetts over the course of generations.

Sat Sep 23, 2023 15:05
Pick your clothes wisely, if you want pockets

Author Hannah Carlson takes us through the history of that most essential fashion hack, pockets.

Sat Sep 23, 2023 00:16
Michael Harriot's 'Black AF History' could hardly come at a better time

This engaging, well-researched, and frequently laugh-out-loud funny history places the Black experience at center stage with stories that should have already been part of our collective memory.(Image credit: Dey Street Books)

Fri Sep 22, 2023 22:19
Two debut books make the prestigious Booker Prize shortlist

Jonathan Escoffery's If I Survive You and Chetna Maroo's Western Lane are among the contenders for this year's prize, which honors the best English-language fiction published in the U.K. and Ireland.

Thu Sep 21, 2023 23:04

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