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New Conservation Effort Aims to Protect Papa's Papers
Dec. 27, 2015
Ernest Hemingway left papers and a private library of more than 9,000 books when he left Cuba. A Boston-based foundation is taking steps to save the artifacts from the hot, humid Caribbean weather.
The 'Amazing Fantastic Incredible' life of Stan Lee
Nov. 12, 2015
Stan Lee is a comic book legend. He's the writer behind Spider-man, the Incredible Hulk and Iron Man. Host Renee Montagne sits down with the 92-year-old to talk comics and his own super-heroic life.
Why Bush and Obama aren't so far apart
Nov. 2, 2015
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with
New York Time
s reporter Charlie Savage about his new book,
Power Wars: Inside Obama's Post-9/11 Presidency.
Sandra Cisneros crosses boundaries in 'A House of My Own'
Oct. 6, 2015
The author's new memoir collects three decades worth of her journeys in search of a sense of home. "I guess I didn't realize I was gonna be crossing borders my whole life," she says.
The Bloggess is determined to be "Furiously Happy"
Oct. 5, 2015
Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness in "Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things."
New book recounts the forgotten history of autism
Sep. 21, 2015
We tend to think of autism as a modern disease — “the unique disorder of our uniquely disordered times," as author Steve Silberman writes in a new book. But that idea, he says, doesn't quite square with the facts.
A panel discussion on the Syrian refugee crisis
Sep. 10, 2015
A panel of experts join us for a discussion about the Syrian refugee crisis, and we check in with Bookwallah, on this week's Global Activism segment.
Harper Lee says new biography is unauthorized
Jul. 16, 2014
"Rest assured, as long as I am alive any book purporting to be with my cooperation is a falsehood."
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