NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with the activist Ruby Bridges about her new book I Am Ruby Bridges, which tells her story through her six-year-old eyes.
In the third episode of HBO's Game of Thrones prequel, Rhaenyra is bored, has to fend off a Lord, then nearly gets gored; meanwhile, a minor threat gets put to the sword.
Need a good mystery to get your blood pumping? We hear NPR staff picks from our Books We Love list: "The Verifiers," "The Paris Apartment," and "The Latinist."
NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Bowles about his new novel-in-verse for young people, "They Call Her Fregona." It's the story of eighth-graders who live along the Texas-Mexico border.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Holocaust survivor Tova Friedman about her memoir, "The Daughter of Auschwitz."
Since its publication on September 3, 1947, the book has lulled children around the world to sleep with its dreamy ritual of bidding "goodnight" to everything in the "great green room."
Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's Nina Totenberg about her upcoming book, "Dinners with Ruth," and her decades-long friendship with Ruth Bader Ginsburg and others in positions of power.
In The Ink Black Heart, a popular cartoonist is harassed and killed after her work is criticized as transphobic. Observers say the plot mirrors Rowling's experience, though she calls it a coincidence.
In this encore presentation, NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Melissa Fu about her debut novel Peach Blossom Spring, a multigenerational story of war and migration inspired by her father's life.