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Here are the Books We Love: 380+ great 2023 reads recommended by NPR

Monday, November 20, 2023

Books We Love returns with 380+ new titles handpicked by NPR staff and trusted critics. Find 11 years of recommendations all in one place – that's more than 3,600 great reads.


At the New York Film Festival, the actors' strike put the spotlight on smaller films

Sunday, October 15, 2023

The New York Film Festival wraps up this weekend. It's a venue for some of the season's big releases — as well as some offbeat, foreign and indie movies.


Before summer ends, let's squeeze in one last trip to 'Our Pool'

Sunday, September 03, 2023

Our Pool is a joyful, colorful, picture book ode to the neighborhood pool — the lockers, the sunscreen, the cannonballs. Author Lucy Ruth Cummins was inspired by trips to the local pool with her son.


TV writer David Simon weighs in on the Writers Guild of America strike

Friday, May 19, 2023

David Simon talks about how being a TV writer has changed over the years — and so have writer's wages.


Jerry Springer, talk show host and former Cincinnati mayor, dies at 79

Thursday, April 27, 2023

He was best known for The Jerry Springer Show, which featured guests — real people from around the country — revealing shocking, often sordid details of their lives.


As Ryuichi Sakamoto returns with '12,' fellow artists recall his impact

Thursday, January 26, 2023

The composer has been lauded for decades over his deeply affective music; director Alejandro González Iñárritu, composer Hildur Guðnadóttir and more join us to explain why.


How to find your next favorite read with NPR's Books We Love

Saturday, November 27, 2021

The NPR Concierge is back — with a new name. We're calling it "Books We Love" this year, and it has over 300 recommendations for every type of reader.


Here are the Books We Love: 360+ great 2021 reads recommended by NPR

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Books We Love (formerly known as NPR's Book Concierge) is back with a new name and 360+ new books handpicked just for you by NPR staff and trusted critics.


Ed Ward, Rock Critic And Historian, Dead At 72

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Ward spent time writing and editing reviews for a young Rolling Stone – and later became both a broadcast critic and historian, publishing two volumes on the beginnings of rock and roll.


Shuttered Venues Still Waiting For Government Aid Announced In December

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The Small Business Administration experienced a rough launch for its grant program intended to help long-beleaguered venues. After so long without a lifeline, though, time is running thin.


'Shuggie Bain,' Douglas Stuart's First Novel, Wins 2020 Booker Prize

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Shuggie Bain is "a moving, immersive and nuanced portrait of a tight-knit social world, its people and its values," the judges wrote. Stuart based the book on his childhood in Glasgow, Scotland.


Park Avenue Armory Honors Women's Suffrage In New Show

Sunday, August 30, 2020

"100 Years 100 Women" is the title of a new show at the Park Avenue Armory. The artists in it all created new pieces to mark the centennial of the 19th amendment.


Cooking Chicken In A Pig's Bladder (It Sounds Better In French) With Bill Buford

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

In his new memoir Dirt, chef Bill Buford recounts his experience working in Lyon, France. We met up over Zoom to make Poulet en Vessie -- chicken cooked in a pig's bladder.


Ennio Morricone, The Sound Of The American West, Dies At 91

Monday, July 06, 2020

The iconic Italian composer, who scored The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and more than 500 other films, died Monday in Rome.


How A Virtual Powwow Helped Heal A Spirit Broken During The Pandemic

Friday, May 08, 2020

Kay Oxendine of the Haliwa Saponi Tribe in North Carolina, was set to serve as the first woman to emcee of the tribe's annual powwow — until the event was canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic.


Joy Harjo Gets A Second Term As U.S. Poet Laureate

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Joy Harjo, the nation's first Native American to serve as Poet Laureate, was appointed to a second term by Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden.


In New York, Number Of COVID-19 Patients In ICU Drops For First Time

Friday, April 10, 2020

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he's cautiously optimistic that the COVID-19 infection rate is slowing in New York. He called for federal help to ramp up mass scale testing as a step to ease the shutdown.


NYC Mayor And NY Governor Say Social Distancing Is Working, Warn Not To Let Up

Thursday, April 09, 2020

Bill de Blasio and Andrew Cuomo both point to signs of good news in the coronavirus data, but say that restrictions on nonessential workers and businesses must continue.


Publisher Macmillan Backs Off Policy Restricting E-Book Sales To Libraries

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

At a time when libraries are closed because of the coronavirus, Macmillan has reversed a policy it adopted last fall limiting the e-books it would sell to each library just after publication.


Disgraced Movie Mogul Harvey Weinstein Sentenced To 23 Years In Prison

Thursday, March 12, 2020

A New York judge sentenced Harvey Weinstein to 23 years in prison for sex crimes including rape. Hours later he was rushed to a hospital. A spokesperson told NPR it was for "ongoing heart problems."