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Sandwich Monday: Fish McBites

The McDonald’s menu is a sacred document, like the Constitution. You can’t just add things willy-nilly. It took hard work […]

Whitey Bulger Bio Profiles Boston’s Most Notorious Gangster

The remarkable story of gangster Whitey Bulger begins in the housing projects of South Boston and ends with his capture […]

Feb. 25-March 3: Unlikely Healers, Chinese Planes And An Orphan’s Revelation

Fiction and nonfiction releases from Peter Cameron, Mohammed Hanif, Kathryn Harrison, James Fallows and Stephen Dau. [Copyright 2013 NPR]

Book News: ‘Life Of Pi’ Author Strips Down For Charity

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly. A group of prominent Canadian authors are stripping […]

What You Didn’t See At The Academy Awards

NPR’s Sam Sanders and Mandalit del Barco were backstage at the Oscars on Sunday, covering the awards show. They sat […]

The Oscars Broadcast, Zooming Way Past Cheeky To Land Squarely On Crass

If you like Argo (which won Best Picture), the movie Chicago (which made a couple of appearances) and jokes about […]

Behind The Camera With Short-Doc Oscar Nominees

Haven’t had a chance to watch the Oscar-nominated documentary shorts? All Things Considered is here to help. In the week […]

‘Wait Wait’ Live On The Red Carpet!

Style commentary from people who have none! And find @waitwait on Twitter, where we’ll be following the ceremony. [Copyright 2013 […]

Historical Fiction Gets Personal in ‘Philida’

AndrĂ© Brink is one of the most well-known anti-apartheid writers in South Africa. His latest novel Philida, which was longlisted […]

These ‘Great Tales Of Terror’ Live Up To Their Promise

Michael Dirda’s latest book is On Conan Doyle. When I was a boy growing up in the working-class steel town […]

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