The Nobel Peace Prize-winning journalist faced criminal charges in the Philippines after her news site's reporting angered government officials. How to Stand Up to a Dictator is her new memoir.
Some years, this annual book list falls into a pattern: like stand-out memoirs or dystopian fiction. But 2022 could not be contained, and these titles sprawl all over the place in subject and form.
NPR's Juana Summers speaks with author Jas Hammonds about their new book, "We Deserve Monuments."
Invasion author Luke Harding began reporting from Ukraine in December 2021 and was in Kyiv the night before the Russian invasion began. "There is no mood inside Ukrainian society to yield," he says.
Actor and writer Rob Delaney speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about his latest memoir: A Heart That Works. It's about the death of his young son Henry, who had brain cancer.
NPR's Juana Summers talks with drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, who compiled a book of lead sheets by women composers after she couldn't find one herself. Her book is called "New Standards."
What is the cost of perfection? NPR's David Folkenflik talks with Rae Meadows about her new novel, "Winterland." It tells the story of Soviet gymnasts and the system that made and often broke them.
NPR's David Folkenflik talks with journalist Paddy Manning about challenges ahead for the Murdoch media empire. Manning is out with a book about Rupert Murdoch's eldest son and heir apparent.
Scott Simon speaks to journalist Maria Ressa about her new book, "How to Stand Up to a Dictator," and about the role of journalism in authoritarian states.
This year's selection of visual delights highlights the work of artists and designers who have made an enduring impact, including Lucian Freud, Elsa Schiaparelli and Patti Smith.