Mar 1, 2013 — Yann Martel's Life of Pi remains at No. 10 the week after its movie adaptation won four Oscars.
Feb 2, 2013 — Zac Unger moved to Churchill, Manitoba, to cover the decline of the polar bear. It was 2008, and the adorable predators had become symbols in the battle over climate change. But the story he ended up writing in his new book was more complicated than he expected.
Nov 9, 2012 — Yann Martel imagines an outlandish and fantastical odyssey in Life Of Pi. It appears at No. 8.
Nov 5, 2012 — This week brings a notable story collection by Megan Mayhew Bergman and a memoir of art, alcoholism and family life by Jeanne Darst. Eric Weiner has an account of his spiritual journey, and Toby Lester explores Leonardo da Vinci's coming of age.
Aug 7, 2012 — More than 75,000 of you voted for your favorite young-adult fiction. Now, after all the nominating, sorting and counting, the final results are in. Here are the 100 best teen novels, chosen by the NPR audience.
May 25, 2012 — Not sure what to read this summer? NPR's Susan Stamberg asked three booksellers to share their top five picks for the books you shouldn't miss. They recommend tales of con artists, grade-school spies, refugees and ranchers — plus an exploration of why stories make us human.
Nov 8, 2011 — Naturalist Mark Derr says our friendship with dogs and wolves goes back thousands of years more than previously believed. His new book explores how the relationship between humans and wolves developed.
Jul 27, 2011 — NPR coverage of A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jul 15, 2011 — NPR coverage of Dog Boy by Eva Hornung. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
May 26, 2011 — Animal behaviorist John Bradshaw has spent much of his career debunking bad advice given to dog owners. His new book Dog Sense details what pet owners should expect from their dogs — and what their dogs should expect in return from their owners.