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What’s In A Name?

On-air challenge: Every answer today consists of the names of two famous people. The last name of the first person […]

The Movie RZA Has ‘Seen A Million Times’

The weekends on All Things Considered series Movies I’ve Seen A Million Times features filmmakers, actors, writers and directors talking […]

6 Book Stories That’ll Cast The Election In New Light

With only days until Nov. 6, and plenty of election ennui going around, NPR Books dug into the archives for […]

Nick, Nora (And Asta) Return In ‘Thin Man’ Novellas

Dashiell Hammett’s The Thin Man invented a new kind of crime fiction. It was hard-boiled, but also light-hearted; funny, with […]

The Story Of Steadman, Drawn From His ‘Gonzo’ Art

Every morning, British illustrator Ralph Steadman wakes up in his country estate in rural England and attacks a piece of […]

Smithsonian’s Wayne Clough Plays Not My Job

The Smithsonian Institution is often called The Nation’s Attic, because of all the treasures crammed into it … which makes […]

How ‘Black Beauty’ Changed The Way We See Horses

NPR’s Backseat Book Club is back! And we begin this round of reading adventures with a cherished classic: Black Beauty […]

Rin Tin Tin: A Silent Film Star On Four Legs

This interview originally aired on Fresh Air on Jan. 9, 2012. Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend is […]

Animal Stage Trainer Makes Stars Out Of Pound Pups

This interview was originally broadcast on Fresh Air on July 18, 2008. A new revival of Annie opens on Broadway […]

Reading 125 Titles A Year? That’s ‘One For The Books’

Joe Queenan reads so many books, it’s amazing that he can also find time to write them. Queenan estimates he’s […]

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