A.E. Hotchner wrote a memoir of his friend Ernest Hemingway in 1966, though he left out several stories to protect those still living. Now, at 95, he's publishing them.
The Sleater-Kinney guitarist and singer is known for her defiant performances, but it was vulnerability that initially drew her to music. Brownstein's new memoir is Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl.
Stacy Schiff's masterful history of the Salem witch trials shines a light on a dark period in American history. Critic Jean Zimmerman says The Witches is engagingly thorough and thrillingly told.
David Greene talks with pitcher Bob Gibson about Game 1 of the 1968 World Series, when he struck out a record-setting 17 batters. Gibson details the experience in his new memoir, Pitch by Pitch.
Drawing from experiences living in the South and wanting to counter older portrayals, the author of Morning Edition's latest book club pick sought to craft "a strong woman who doesn't self-destruct."
Online scams known as catfishing and astroturfing produce fake reviews for e-books published under fake names or generate false praise for restaurants. In either case, it pays to be skeptical.
The Natural World of Winnie the Pooh is a new book about Ashdown Forest, the place that inspired A.A. Milne to create his classic children's tales. NPR's Ari Shapiro visits with author Kathryn Aalto.
As she approached 60, the co-founder of Ms. magazine says, she entered a new phase in life, one in which "you can do what you want." Steinem's new memoir is My Life on the Road.
Pulitizer Prize-winning author Stacy Schiff's last book was a best-seller about Cleopatra. Now, the Massachusetts native is out with a history of a subject closer to home: the 1692 Salem witch trials.
Illustrator Barry Moser's new memoir, We Were Brothers, explores his relationship with his sibling Tommy. Tommy absorbed the racism passed down by their parents, while Barry left the family behind.
The veteran poet's beloved 1994 novel Chelsea Girls has been reissued alongside a new collection, I Must Be Living Twice. Myles' poems chronicle a life of art and sex in gritty 1970s New York City.
Irish writer Colin Barrett's debut story collection Young Skins is our latest Weekend Reads pick. It's recommended by Tessa Hadley, who praises Barrett's "lovely, high-flown, playful" writing.
Critic Juan Vidal says Kafka's classic tale of alienation — published 100 years ago this month — helped bring about a metamorphosis in his own life (though rather more positive than Gregor Samsa's).
Gregory Maguire, of Wicked fame, has written a kind of parallel narrative to Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. This story focuses on Ada, a friend who knows Alice needs help getting home.
Brandon Stanton left a life in finance for an entirely different quest: to snap the portraits of 10,000 people. The project eventually became Humans of New York, a blog and the basis for two books.
Tom Foreman, the CNN anchor and reporter, is training for Sunday's Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. He takes a break from his run to chat with NPR's Scott Simon about his new book on running.
Scott Simon speaks with the authors of a new book about the two dozen theme songs produced by the James Bond films, and what they say about the times in which they were written.
Inspired by the new film Crimson Peak, critic Genevieve Valentine digs into our enduring love for stormy nights, eerie castles, romantically exotic monsters, swooning maidens and all things Gothic.
The singer joins Fresh Air for a conversation about her career and her relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Smith's new memoir is M Train. Originally broadcast in 1996 and 2010.
Yotam Ottolenghi and his head chef Ramael Scully discuss NOPI, their latest cookbook. It's named for the popular London restaurant that Ottolenghi owns and where Scully is head chef.