Every once in a while, NPR's go-to books guru Nancy Pearl sends Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep a tall stack of books. They're generally "under-the-radar" reads — titles she thinks deserve more attention than they've been getting. Here are some of her fiction picks, to kick off your summer reading list.
To keep you reading all summer, not all of the books on this week’s list are out yet (the books appear in chronological order of publishing date as you scroll through the list) but all are worth your time this summer!
Everyone loves an antihero, or at least everyone loves the antiheroes that they don’t have to deal with in their real lives. Here are some of our favorite characters that we love to hate. Or, sometimes, just love to love.
In our third annual list of “75 Notable Translations,” we again offer an admittedly incomplete collection of the year’s English translations. We hope you’ll both find some new to-reads and comment on those we’ve missed.