From excessive hygiene to low-fiber diets, author Theresa MacPhail explores the deep-rooted causes of rising allergy rates in her new book Allergic.
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison kept notes as lead prosecutor in the state's case against Derek Chauvin. He's sharing them in a new book, Break the Wheel: Ending the Cycle of Police Violence.
The author's high-emotional-stakes romances are about to reach a wider audience, with a five-book deal and an upcoming TV adaptation. Ryan says her "happily ever after" has been "hard-won."
Writer Sam Irby talks about her newest collection of essays, Quietly Hostile.
Talk show host and The Real Housewives creator Andy Cohen's fifth book, The Daddy Diaries: The Year I Grew Up, describes how becoming a dad has completely changed his life.
What does it mean to illustrate the world of Steely Dan? NPR Music contributor Marissa Lorusso spoke with the Danfans behind the new book Quantum Criminals.
R.F. Kuang's novel Yellowface offers a literary exploration of cultural appropriation taken to a new degree.
Irby shares almost everything in her new book of essays, Quietly Hostile but, she says, "If I can't have a conversation with a stranger about the thing that I wrote, I won't put it in a book."
Psychologist James Jackson says people with long COVID experience impaired brain function and mental health issues. He offers some practical advice and support in his new book, Clearing the Fog.
For Tom Hanks, movies have always been transformative. Now, after acting in dozens of them, he's written a novel based on his experiences on movie sets. He talked to NPR's A Martinez.
How to achieve that hard-to-hit goal of work/life balance? NPR's A Martinez asks Bryan Robinson, author of Chained to the Desk in a Hybrid World.
Journalist James Risen tells the story of Sen. Frank Church, who exposed the dirty laundry of the CIA and the FBI nearly 50 years ago, and inspired congressional oversight of intelligence agencies.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with the author Abraham Verghese about his new novel The Covenant of Water in which a family in India is haunted by a medical mystery.
Alexandra Auder's mother, Viva, was one of Andy Warhol's muses. Auder's memoir, Don't Call Me Home, describes her early life in the Chelsea Hotel, in a world of underground artists and "weirdos."
In a sequel to Miles Morales: Spiderman, writer Jason Reynolds crafts a response to censorship in the classroom. He speaks to NPR's A Martinez about his second Spiderman novel.