Aug 20, 2014 — Suppose two Chinese parents get on an Australian airplane and, while flying over U.S. territory, they have a baby on the plane. Can that baby be an American citizen?
Aug 5, 2014 — Nations need borders for security, for revenue, for defense, for identity. But for fun? Introducing borders that giggle.
Jul 26, 2014 — In Shadows in the Vineyard Maximillian Potter tells the true story of the legendary Romanée-Conti vineyard — and how it was held up for a 1 million euro ransom.
Jul 1, 2014 — Astrophysicist Adam Frank shares his summer reading list. As one would expect, it's heavy on science fiction and soul searching.
Jun 29, 2014 — Journalist Simon Denyer has been covering India's tumultuous political scene for most of the past decade. He tells NPR that Indian voters are tired of government corruption — but not of democracy.
Jun 27, 2014 — In Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls, author David Sedaris relates his humorous experiences of gift-shopping at a taxidermy shop, getting his first colonoscopy and much more. It appears at No. 2.
Jun 23, 2014 — NPR's go-to books guru shares some "under the radar" reads. Several of her recommendations — including fiction, fantasy and nonfiction — will make you reconsider your definition of a map.
Jun 17, 2014 — We're not sure anyone has ever published a book list that includes both Anna Karenina and The Little Engine That Could — so this might be a first! Find all our recommended tales of travel by train.
Jun 17, 2014 — Remember maps? A lot of these writers do. They use them to drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, Tangier to Cape Town, and Xinjiang, China, to New Delhi, among other places.
Jun 17, 2014 — Ah, the bike. It's the most romantic way to ride ... and to read. In these eight books we celebrate the power of the pedal.