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- 'Night At The Fiestas' Spins Stories Of Faith And Family
Kirstin Valdez Quade's debut book of short fiction is inspired by her family and its long history in the "romanticized" region of northern New Mexico. [Sat, March 28]
- Pour A Bucket Of Blood On These New Adaptations Of 'Carrie'
Stephen King has said his novel Carrie is about women's power and men's fear — an idea reporter Beth Accomando says has gotten lost in newer adaptations of the horror classic for stage and screen. [Sat, March 28]
- At Last, A Fitting Farewell For Richard III
Richard III has been buried, two years after his abandoned bones were found under an abandoned parking lot. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the man Shakespeare turned into one of his great characters. [Sat, March 28]
- NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Nonfiction, Week Of March 26, 2015
Arianna Huffington offers tips for creating a healthy work-life balance in Thrive. It appears at No. 14. [Fri, March 27]
- NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Fiction, Week Of March 26, 2015
At No. 11, Michael Connelly's The Burning Room follows Harry Bosch as he investigates a man's death from an injury sustained nine years earlier. [Fri, March 27]