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NPR's Michel Martin speaks with comedian Kevin Hart about his new children's book, Marcus Makes a Movie.
Andy Slavitt, former senior adviser to President Biden's White House pandemic response team, discusses his new book, Preventable, about the U.S. government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
For Prince Harry's first Father's Day, the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan, got him a bench — and wrote a poem about the moments she hoped her husband and their son would share together there.(Image credit: Christian Robinson/Random House Children's Books)
The Demon Dog of Crime Fiction is back, with more boocoo bad business, pervs, prowlers, and putzo politicians than ever in this story of a real-life cop who knew it all (and had the pictures, too).(Image credit: Knopf)
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Brandon Taylor about his new collection of stories, Filthy Animals.
For Pride Month, we're bringing you some of the best queer romances around, starring daring English highwaymen, mysterious secret operatives and a long-lost (and extremely reluctant) princess.(Image credit: Avon)
Kiese Laymon, author of Heavy and Long Division, recommends five "incisive and innovative" books on social justice for Juneteenth.(Image credit: NPR)
Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing for the top court still sticks in the minds of those all along the political spectrum; it's the subject of several books, including a new one by Jackie Calmes.(Image credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Two literary stars from Nigeria are engaging in a very public feud — a fight that is both personal and also enfolds bigger questions about feminism, gender identity and social media.(Image credit: Christophe Archambault/AFP via Getty Images)
In a new book, Bryan Burrough and co-writers Chris Tomlinson and Jason Stanford challenge the historical lore of the Alamo — including the story that Davy Crockett refused to surrender.(Image credit: Jill Torrance/Getty Images)
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