“I’m hoping it gets republished, because it deserves to be in print,” New York Times columnist and literary critic Dwight Garner says of the book.
Otis Sanford explores how race has shaped politics in Tennessee's second-largest city in his new book "From Boss Crump to King Willie."
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong writes about the show's cultural impact in "Seinfeldia: How A Show About Nothing Changed Everything."
Jas Obrecht's new book collects conversations with some of the leading guitar players in the history of rock music.
Using infographics, cartoons and clear explanations, co-authors Jorge Cham and Daniel Whiteson aim to break down complex scientific ideas.
In “Mischling,” author Affinity Konar tells the story of twins Pearl and Stasha, who are sent to Auschwitz in 1944 and are experimented on by Dr. Josef Mengele.
Diane Guerrero's memoir tells the story of her parents' deportation when she was 14 years old.
Hala Alyan was only 4 years old when she was forced to leave her home in Kuwait with her family.
After a visit to East Africa in college, Jeffrey Gettleman set his heart on finding a way to return and make his life there.
Lisa Ko's debut novel tells the story of Deming Guo, whose mother Polly, an immigrant from China living in the U.S. illegally, disappears when he's 11 years old.
Barbara Lynch grew up in a housing project in South Boston, and never finished high school. Now she oversees seven restaurants in the Boston area.
Robert Thorson says that while the pond is certainly a large part of Thoreau's legacy, the rivers that flowed around him are a better metaphor for his life.
Lehane is known for gritty crime thrillers that feature hard-headed male protagonists. But at the center of his new book is a woman with a troubled past.
Thordis Elva and Tom Stranger captivated a TED Talk audience when they told the story of how Stranger raped Elva when they were teens, and met again years later.
The author and Miami Herald columnist is known for pulling bizarre, true-life stories from the Florida papers and turning them into novels.
Webb joins Here & Now's Robin Young to talk about his rise to fame and his new memoir, "The Cake and the Rain."
In "Security Mom: My Life Protecting the Home and Homeland," Juliette Kayyem writes about the parallels between her roles as a mother and security analyst.
In 2011, Paula Williams Madison walked away from her job as an executive at NBC Universal, in search of her family's history.
In her new book "An Unseen Angel," Alissa Parker describes how she found joy and hope in her life again after her daughter was killed in the 2012 mass shooting.
When naturalist and author Lyanda Lynn Haupt decided to write the story of the relationship of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his pet starling, she knew that she had to...