Lidia Jean Kott

Lidia Jean Kott appears in the following:

For These Millennials, Gender Norms Have Gone Out Of Style

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Many millennials say they find traditional notions of gender too confining. And they are rewriting the rules and refashioning clothes so that they can dress and accessorize in whatever way they want.


Lessons From Behind The Counter At A Comic Book Store

Sunday, July 27, 2014

NPR's Lidia Jean Kott talked to Jason Aaron, the writer of the new female Thor. When she first talked to him she knew nothing about superhero comics, but after some research she became a fan.


We're All Completely Alone: A Chat With Novelist Kevin Maher

Thursday, September 05, 2013

In Maher's The Fields, a 14-year-old in 1980s Dublin confronts his father's illness, a girlfriend's mental breakdown and abuse by a priest. But the novel balances these catastrophes w...


A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young, Self-Engrossed Brooklynite

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Adelle Waldman's debut novel, The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., recounts a relationship's demise from the perspective of Nate, a young writer-type. Reviewer Lidia Jean Kott says Waldm...


In Salter's Novels, The Ladies ARE Lunch

Thursday, June 20, 2013

James Salter has been acclaimed by critics as one of the greatest writers of his generation. He's been compared to Updike and Roth — but NPR's Lidia Jean Kott says Salter has trouble ...


Author Elliott Holt Says: 'Go West, Young Woman'

Saturday, May 18, 2013

In this Q&A, author Elliott Holt discusses her six favorite novels about expatriates. She also talks about what it's like to be in your 20s, and the importance of travel and exploration.


The Trustful Detective: A Q&A With An Israeli Crime Novelist

Saturday, April 20, 2013

D.A. Mishani is the author of one of the few detective novels written in Hebrew. He talked to intern Lidia Jean Kott about why the genre has historically been unpopular in Israel and ...


Tall Glass Of Rock Star-Ness: A Q&A With Questlove

Monday, April 15, 2013

Questlove, drummer and co-founder of The Roots, is coming out with a memoir in June called Mo' Meta Blues, co-written with Ben Greenman. The musician spoke with NPR intern Lidia Jean ...