Nicole Cohen

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Like These TV Shows? Here Are 70+ Things You Might Also Like ...

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Did you just watch the last episode of your favorite TV show? NPR is here to help you find the next thing to watch, read or listen to. Browse our handpicked list of books, movies, podcasts and more.


Like These Books? Here Are 60+ Things You Might Also Like ...

Friday, July 15, 2016

You know that feeling when you put down a great book and all you want is more? We took 27 recent books and paired them with movies, musicals, TV shows, comics and podcasts to keep your buzz going.


Like These Movies? Here Are 100+ Things You Might Also Like ...

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Introducing NPR's cutting-edge, state-of-the-art, book/movie/TV recommendation algorithm: HUMANZ.


NPR's Newsletter Archive

Friday, February 05, 2016 is NPR's friendly guide to great podcasts. Each of the episodes in this app was hand-picked for you by a listener or a radio/podcast pro. It's like getting recommendations from a couple hundred of your savviest friends. If you want to keep up with us as we ...

Comment Your Friendly Guide To Great Podcasts

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

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It isn't easy to discover new podcasts. There are just SO many out there. Sometimes the best approach is to simply turn to a friend and say, "Hey, what are you listening to these days?" That's why we created, NPR's friendly guide to great ...


8 Picture Books You Don't Have To Be A Kid To Love

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Here at NPR Books, we may be grown-ups, but every now and then we still enjoy channeling our inner 7-year-olds. And this week, we have the perfect excuse: Monday's Randolph Caldecott Medal announcement for picture book artistry. We've tried (and failed) to predict winners in the past, but ...


NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2014's Great Reads

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Introducing NPR's Book Concierge, your personal guide to the great books published in 2014. NPR staff and critics selected some 250 of their favorite titles. You can find a list of all our recommended titles below or ...

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#ColorFacts: A Weird Little Lesson, In Rainbow Order

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Where'd the term "red tape" come from? Why are the Simpsons yellow? And is there a rhyme for orange? We address these pressing questions — and more — in a new look at your old friend Roy G. Biv. Find the answers here.

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Last Book Club Meeting: 'Grapes Of Wrath' Turns 75. Let's Discuss.

Monday, April 14, 2014

John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath was first published on April 14, 1939. And now — 75 years later to the day — we've finished reading it!

Over the course of our Grapes of Wrath book club, we've debated Depression-era agricultural practices, designed a


Book Club Meeting: Come Talk About 'Grapes Of Wrath,' Chapters 11-20

Monday, March 24, 2014

We made it to California! And if you're reading along, you, like us, are two-thirds of the way through John Steinbeck's Dust Bowl classic. So it's time again for us to gather and share our thoughts.

We'll get the ball rolling with some of our own observations, but first, a ...


Book Club Meeting: Come Talk About Steinbeck's 'Grapes Of Wrath'

Monday, March 03, 2014

Late last week, an email exchange between NPR Books' team members went something like this:


Nicole: YUP. But then, later, people eat pigs. So, does that make them even?

Colin: I trust this isn't a spoiler. Ahem.


Camila: Not ...


'Calvin & Hobbes' Creator Pens His First Public Comic In 18 Years

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Almost two decades after publishing his last Calvin & Hobbes comic strip, elusive cartoonist Bill Watterson is back — with a film poster. The documentary, Stripped, is a self-described "love letter to comic strips" that includes interviews with, among others, Jeff Keane of Family Circus, Richard Thompson of ...


Last Chance To Read 'Grapes Of Wrath' Before It Turns 75

Monday, February 17, 2014

John Steinbeck's Dust Bowl saga has been on required reading lists for decades, but somehow a lot of us at NPR Books have never read it. (We know! We know!) So when we realized the 75th anniversary was coming up on April 14, we thought: What better way ...


8 Picture Books That Make Us Wish We Were Kids Again

Sunday, January 26, 2014

On Monday, the 76th Randolph Caldecott Medal will go to the artist of the most distinguished American children's book of 2013. (Past winners include Make Way For Ducklings, Where The Wild Things Are and The Polar Express.) The Caldecott committee doesn't bother with nominees, but that doesn't mean we ...


The Book Concierge Presents NPR Staff #FridayReads

Friday, December 06, 2013

If you follow NPR Books on Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr, you may already know that #fridayreads is one of our favorite weekly Internet traditions. Marcel Proust, divine romances, a hamster memoir — as long as it's Friday and in progress, we will share ...


Timeline: A History Of Touch-Screen Technology

Monday, December 26, 2011

Today's touch-screen devices seem like a thing of the future, but the technology that runs your iPad or Android can actually be traced back to 1948 and something called the Electronic Sackbut.