The Best Reads Of 2016, From NPR's Book ConciergePlay
Just in time for holiday shopping, the NPR Book Concierge launched its 2016 list of great reads. Petra Mayer (@petramatic) of NPR Books gives Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson the scoop on a few of their picks.
Books Mentioned In This Segment
- “The Wangs vs. The World,” by Jade Chang
- “The Obelisk Gate,” by N.K. Jemisen (Hugo Award Winner 2016)
- “Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston,” by Candice Millard
- “The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race To Save The World’s Most Precious Manuscripts,” by Joshua Hammer
- "Jerusalem," by Alan Moore
This segment aired on December 6, 2016.