Three insightful and transporting stories make for great listening this month.
An deeply researched look into vaccination, an edgy and stylish thriller and a masterful reimagining make for great listening this month.
True stories of bravery and heroism make for great listening this month.
True crime at a high-profile vineyard, a historical novel centered around a French couple's shared love of great art and the newest Inspector Gamache mystery make for great reading this month.
A whodunit inspired by classic literature, a tour-de-force story of a conflicted artist and the latest from Robert Galbraith (also known as J.K. Rowling) make for great listening this month.
An espionage thriller, a touching beach read and a perceptive new novel from Michael Cunningham make for great listening.
Two excellent crime novels and a polished memoir on dying make for great listening.
When it comes to short stories, no one does it better than Alice Munro, and at 78, her perception, style and control seem only to have sharpened. Munro’s narratives can be deceptively simple until her subtle, skillful analysis of a situation begins to surface; her characters may look back after years to see the reality of their younger selves, or they may experience a moment, even a...
It would be hard to find a newspaper-reading/TV-watching American who didn’t know that Pat Tillman walked away from a promising, highly paid career in the NFL to join the Army in 2002 and that, as an elite Army Ranger, he was killed in Afghanistan in April 2004. The details of his death—that he was killed by “friendly fire” and that the Army and the Bush administration...
From the tried - and - true to the altogether new, audios are ideal for secret Santa specials, stocking stuffers and last - minute house presents. NPR Holiday Favorites, hosted by the venerable Susan Stamberg, includes Martha Stewart relishing relishes, Father Guido Sarducci on the worst holiday song ever, Meri Danquah's thoughts on Kwanzaa, Kevin Kling's Nutcracker dreams, and holiday...