Joseph Roth was an Austrian reporter whose writing provided a vivid portrait of pre-WWII Europe. Critic Juan Vidal says this newly translated collection of his work shows his intelligence and humor.
With sculptural swoops and sweeps, Gehry, now 86, changed the course of architecture. Paul Goldberger, who has known the architect for 40 years, has written a new biography called Building Art.
The center features 10 main exhibits, leading visitors through a chronological experience of the events of the day.
This final round is totally sick--in a good way! Every answer contains the letters "I-L-L" in consecutive order. It's the only time you'll see Camilla Parker Bowles next to a George Foreman Grill.
VIP Sutton Foster and her husband, screenwriter Ted Griffin, know a lot about musicals. And movies.
In this game, we'll ask you about some of them, and give you hints by imagining that their first initial is related to their chosen profession.
Can our phone contestant guess other dishes based on their "fun three ingredient recipes that take no time at all"?
Broadway darling Sutton Foster talks about losing on Star Search, winning two Tony Awards, and playing a 40-year-old pretending to be a 26-year-old on TV.
Punchable Face. Exploding Head Syndrome. Whole Body Transplant. Can you tell which of these Wikipedia pages is fake? We didn't think so. But, like our contestants, you'll have a great time trying!
In this game, we've mashed up brand names with the titles of well-known tunes to create the ultimate product placement.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with author Timothy Snyder about his new book, Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning. He says Nazi Germany's strategy was the destruction of states.
From Bond's smoking habit to the Pussy Galore storyline, there's a lot about the franchise that doesn't fly anymore. In a new Bond novel, writer Anthony Horowitz gives the spy story a modern edge.
NPR film critic Bob Mondello reviews a new drama from China by director Zhang Yimou about a Cultural Revolution detainee who returns to a wife who does not recognize him.
Following her breakout TV roles, actress Alison Brie moves to the big screen in Sleeping with Other People, a romantic comedy about serial cheaters who meet up 12 years after having a one-night-stand.
Damon Tweedy discusses race and medicine in his new memoir Black Man in a White Coat. "There's been a long history of African-Americans being mistreated by the health care system," he says.
The opening Late Show with Stephen Colbert was so packed with business, guests and music, it went several minutes overtime. But TV critic David Bianculli says "it didn't feel long. It felt good."
No one escapes unscathed in Joy Williams' brilliant, brutal new story collection. Critic Michael Schaub calls Williams our poet laureate of loss, whose work is full of hope and perverse joy.
Young Liliane reads Bonjour Tristesse with her father in Italy, Peyton Place with her mother in Maine — and author Lily Tuck builds the disparate pieces of her life into a compelling portrait.
Known for its vast selection and knowledgeable sales staff, the Tattered Cover is a Denver institution. Now, after 40 years, the store's long-time owner is passing the reins to a new generation.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Ilan Stavans about his book, Quixote: The Novel and the World. Stavans was inspired by the Miguel de Cervantes' classic, Don Quixote, which turns 400 this year.