The works have earned Sotomayor $3.7 million since she joined the court in 2009. Her taxpayer-funded staffers have been deeply involved in organizing speaking engagements intended to sell the books.
Some of the names dropped in the book include members of R.E.M., whom U2 first met on a European tour in 1985.
Writer and LGBTQ activist George M. Johnson spoke with Morning Edition about what's lost when books like their 2020 memoir All Boys Aren't Blue are banned from school libraries.
Geena Davis' new memoir, Dying of Politeness, looks back on her life and career. In a conversation with NPR's Morning Edition, she reflects on some of those iconic roles and how they shaped her.
You've Been Chosen is a look at the personal and professional events that have shaped who Marshall is today, from adopting kids to surviving cancer to rising through the corporate ranks.
Author Ingrid Rojas Contreras was forced to relearn the supernatural legacy of her family when faced with an injury that left her with amnesia.
Asher's dad died in a car crash in Nigeria when she was 5. Her grief-stricken mother used strict and innovative methods to raise 4 kids. Asher honors her mom in the memoir Where the Children Take Us.
Novelist Hwang Sok-yong spent years in prison — a disruption that's reflected in the structure of his new memoir. It's a cinematic, riveting story that captures the struggles of his life and career.
Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey swore she'd never return to Atlanta after her mother was murdered there. 35 years later, she faces those demons in her searing new memoir, Memorial Drive.
Lisa Donovan is a celebrated southern pastry chef, James Beard award-winning essayist, and now author of a new memoir. The book, called Our Lady of Perpetual Hunger, follows her life in and out of kitchens, documenting her journey to the restaurant industry she loved — and later left. On Second Thought spoke with Donovan to discuss the pains, obstacles and joys of finding her voice as a woman and a southerner, and learning to use it in the male-dominated culinary world.
When Jared Yates Sexton ’s grandma researched their family tree, she discovered a long line of “scofflaws, debtors, drunkards and out-and-out criminals....
Tena Clark, the Grammy-winning music producer and songwriter, is at the Savannah Book Festival with her new memoir "Southern Discomfort." In it, she...