Lynn Neary appears in the following:
Monday, December 03, 2018
A number of celebrities paid tribute Sunday night to the five Kennedy Center honorees: Reba McEntire, Wayne Shorter, Philip Glass, Cher, and the team behind the hit Broadway show Hamilton.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
The U.S. publishing industry honored its stars Wednesday night in New York City at the National Book Awards. The lifetime achievement award went to Isabel Allende.
Friday, November 02, 2018
It's been 10 years since the The Hunger Games, the first book in the popular trilogy that became a blockbuster film series, published. We look at how the current political climate is reflected.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Edward Carey's new novel Little, which he also illustrated, is based on the mysterious life of Madame Tussaud and the origins of her famous wax museum.
Sunday, October 21, 2018
NPR's Lynn Neary drops in on a cooking session with America's Test Kitchen Kids editor in chief and an 8-year-old chef to try one of more than 100 recipes for foods that kids love to eat — and make.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
For the first time, a writer from Northern Ireland has won the prestigious award. The story draws on Burns' own experiences during "the troubles."
Monday, September 24, 2018
The Bob Dylan classic came out in 1963 and was embraced by the civil rights and anti-war movements. Decades later, young people are finding it vibrates with new meaning.
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Jeremiah Zagar's first fiction feature adapts Justin Torres' debut novel. "I didn't want it to be, like, poverty porn or like a Lifetime domestic violence film," Torres says. "And he got that."
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Naipaul was born in Trinidad, and his relationship to his birthplace was nothing if not complicated. He was often criticized for the way he depicted developing countries in his novels.
Friday, July 06, 2018
Amy Adams stars as Camille Preaker in the HBO adaptation of the mystery novel. Flynn helped adapt the book for the screen, and says the story is a murder mystery wrapped around a character study.
Saturday, June 30, 2018
The National Book Foundation has partnered with the Department of Housing and Urban Development on a literacy program aimed at getting books into the hands of kids and adults living in public housing.
Friday, June 08, 2018
In his debut novel, There There, Orange explores what it means to be an urban Indian. He says, "Native people look like a lot of different things. ... And we just need a new story to build from."
Thursday, June 07, 2018
In his new novel, Tommy Orange introduces 12 different characters who converge on a powwow in Oakland, Calif. Orange is part of a new generation of Native American writers.
Sunday, May 27, 2018
Book Club stars four women of a "certain age" whose book club helps to reinvigorate their romantic lives. We tagged along with a real-life book club to see the film.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Philip Roth, one of the country's most celebrated writers, has died at 85. Roth was known for work that was funny, often gross, and deeply connected to his Jewish roots. He won numerous awards, and was often talked about as a contender for the Nobel prize.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Best-selling author Tom Wolfe, one of the pioneers of what came to be called "the new journalism," died at a hospital in New York.
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
The book is based on conversations Hurston had with Cudjo Lewis, who was brought to this country on the last trans-Atlantic slave ship. It's a unique document of Lewis' life before and after slavery.
Sunday, May 06, 2018
Author Junot Diaz has been accused of sexual misconduct and verbal abuse by several women.
Saturday, May 05, 2018
Harlem Renaissance star Zora Neale Hurston is the author of a book only now being published. It's called Barracoon and it spent more than 60 years accessible only to academics.
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Eowyn Ivey's novel about a Alaskan homesteaders longing for a child — and the magical snow girl who appears to them — has been reimagined as a bluegrass-infused musical.