Nicole Cohen

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How new borrowers can prepare for their first student loan payment

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

When student loan bills begin coming due in October, new borrowers will take their first steps on the long road to paying off their debt. These tools and tips can help ease the journey.


6 things to know about U.S. teacher shortages and how to solve them

Thursday, March 23, 2023

There are more teachers now than before the pandemic, so why did almost half of U.S. schools still have teacher vacancies weeks into this school year? Here's what to know.


3 takeaways from NPR's investigation into a troubled student loan repayment program

Friday, April 01, 2022

Many of the lowest-income federal student loan borrowers have had their hopes of debt cancellation delayed or derailed as a result of mismanagement, NPR found.


Poem For Your Thoughts: Your Memories Of Love, Captured In Poetry

Monday, February 12, 2018

You shared stories of being smitten, stories of betrayal and even a love letter to a dog. Here, author Kwame Alexander selects poems that get to the heart of those experiences.


Molly Bloom And Aaron Sorkin On The Real Story Behind 'Molly's Game'

Saturday, January 06, 2018

After a bad crash, Molly Bloom went from competitive skier to high-stakes poker game runner. "I was looking for this thing that would make me feel validated," she says. " ... And I sort of found it."


20 Years Ago, Biopic Helped Give Pop Star Selena Life Beyond Her Tragic Death

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

In the 1990s, Tejano music singer Selena Quintanilla Perez made a rare crossover to mainstream American audiences. The movie Selena debuted two years after her murder.


20 Years Ago, 'Buffy' Welcomed Us All To The Hellmouth (aka High School)

Friday, March 10, 2017

Buffy the Vampire Slayer used monsters as a metaphor for everyday high school problems. The show premiered on March 10, 1997.


NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics.


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 ...