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Callie Siskel on 'Two Minds', her new poetry collection about love and loss

NPR's Scott Simon talks with poet Callie Siskel about her latest collection "Two Minds." Siskel lost her father when she was 12, and writes about making loss part of living.

Sat Apr 13, 2024 16:18
Caleb Carr's new book is a memoir about life spent with his beloved rescue cat

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Caleb Carr, author of the best-selling novel, "The Alienist." Carr has written a memoir, reflecting on his life through the companionship of his scrappy rescue cat, Masha.

Sat Apr 13, 2024 15:06
A look back at how Godzilla and King Kong first roared onto screen

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire is out. We listen back to archival interviews with film historian Rudy Behlmer about the original 1933 King Kong and with Steve Ryfle about the original 1954 Godzilla.

Fri Apr 12, 2024 20:28
In 'Like Happiness,' a woman struggles to define a past, destructive relationship

Ursula Villarreal-Moura's debut novel movingly portrays its protagonist coming to terms with an imbalanced, difficult, and sometimes harmful friendship that was also a key part of her life for years.

Fri Apr 12, 2024 18:39
National Library Week: Why aren't some librarians in Alabama in a celebratory mood?

Four librarians in Prattville, Ala., have lost their jobs over book challenges. Now one of them wants his job back.

Fri Apr 12, 2024 12:29
A Paralympic athlete shares lessons on defying the odds in new book 'Lucky Girl'

Even after she was adopted by a family in the U.S., Scout Bassett felt lost. Then, she found running. Her new book is called Lucky Girl.

Fri Apr 12, 2024 02:02

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