Books : NPR 7 April 2018

'This Guy Had Really Done A Great Job Before I Started': Jo Nesbo's 'Macbeth'

The Norwegian crime novelist says he tries to avoid other people's ideas. Then he was offered the chance to adapt one of Shakespeare's masterpieces.

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'The Recovering' Chronicles Addiction In Lush, Caressing Detail

Author Leslie Jamison's new memoir of her years of alcoholism walks in the paths of drunken icons like Raymond Carver and John Cheever, describing the effects of intoxicants with gorgeous, exact care.

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