I Read It On NHPR for February

Mar 1, 2017

The Exchange

Brady Carlson - Dead Presidents

Fiona Hill and Clifford G. Gaddy - Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin

Word of Mouth

Grace Helbig - Grace & Style: The Art of Pretending You Have It

Paul Theroux - Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads

Marah J. Hardt - Sex In the Sea

Gloria Norris - Kookooland

Jessica Lahey - The Gift of Failure

10-Minute Writer's Workshop

V.E Schwab - A Conjuring of Light

Ottessa Moshfegh - Homesick for Another World

The Bookshelf

Lisa Gardner - Right Behind You

Ewa Chrusciel - Contraband of Hoopoe

Morning Edition

Nancy Jo Sales - American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers

Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith - Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X

Alison Gaylin - What Remains of Me

Lisa Lutz - The Passenger

Melissa Ginsburg - Sunset City

Robin Wasserman - Girls on Fire

Alex Marwood - The Darkest Secret

Alafair Burke - The Ex

Marion Pauw - Girl in the Dark

Lyndsay Faye - Jane Steele

Flynn Berry - Under the Harrow

Susie Steiner - Missing, Presumed

Laura Lippman - Wilde Lake

Ruta Sepetys - Salt to the Sea

Deuki Hong and Matt Rodbard - Koreatown

Diane Les Becquets - Breaking Wild

Paul Kalinithi - When Breath Becomes Air

Weekend Edition

Kim Barker - Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Ben Bailey Smith - I Am Bear

Naomi Novik - Uprooted

Naomi Novik – League of Dragons (Temeraire Series)

Belinda McKeon - Tender

Elena Ferrante - The Story of the Lost Child

Han Kang - The Vegetarian

Dave Stewart - Sweet Dreams Are Made of This

Howard Jacobson - Shylock is My Name

Diane Rehm

Matt Gallagher - Youngblood

Cory Booker - United: A Memoir

Richard Engel - And Then All Hell Broke Loose

Steven Petroski - The Road Taken

Helen Fisher - Anatomy of Love

Erika Christakis - The Importance of Being Little

Saul J. Weiner and Alan Schwartz - Listening for What Matters

Robert Wachter - The Digital Doctor

Paul Borger - The Butcher's Trail

Dickson Despommiers - The Vertical Farm

Here & Now

Ann Walling - Sunday Dinner: Coming of Age in the Segregated South

Michael D'Antonio - Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success

Seth Grahame-Smith - Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Jesse Holland - The Invisibles: The Untold Story of African American Slaves in the White House

Fresh Air

Victor Lavalle - The Ballad of Black Tom

Joe R. Lansdale - Honky Tonk Samurai

Sonia Shah - Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond

Susan Jacoby - Strange Gods: A Secular History of Conversion

Sue Klebold - A Mother's Reckoning

Joel Grey - Master of Ceremonies: A Memoir

Chris Offutt - My Father, the Pornographer

Peter Bergen - United States of Jihad

Paul Goldberg - The Yid

Mei Fong - One Child

All Things Considered

Adam Cohen - Imbeciles

Andy Weir - The Martian

Austin Reed - The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict

Frank Mankiewicz - So I Was Saying: My Somewhat Eventful Life

Ethan Canin - A Doubter's Almanac

Joe Nocera and Ben Strauss - Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA

Sayed Kashua - Native

Sara Pennypacker - Pax

Álvaro Enrigue - Sudden Death

Jhumpa Lahiri - In Other Words

Adam Grant - Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

Yann Martel - The High Mountains of Portugal