Author Sam Graham-Felsen was the chief blogger for the Obama campaign in 2008. His debut novel is a coming-of-age story that grapples with race in America. (Image credit: Claire Harbage/NPR)
Jason Scott, free-range archivist, reporting in as 2017 draws to a close. As part of our end-of-year fundraising drive, I thought it might be fun to tweet highlighted parts of the vast stacks of content that the Internet Archive makes available for free to millions. A lot of folks know …
The new novel from British author Hanif Kureishi finds its octogenarian protagonist, who suspects his wife may be cheating on him, preoccupied with sex and aging. (Image credit: Claire Harbage/NPR)
Weekend Edition recommends new titles coming out in 2018 — about women and by women. They provide escape from reality into the worlds of myth and science fiction.
David Eddings’ beloved Belgariad (and several sequels), co-written with his wife Leigh, follows farm boy Garion and his magical destiny. It wrapped up 20 years ago; are its powers still intact? (Image credit: )
Grafton wrote 25 page turners following the spunky female detective. “The alphabet now ends at Y,” her daughter wrote on Facebook. (Image credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)