If you're looking to give a book to a friend or family member this holiday, NPR Books editor Petra Mayer shares her picks.
Larry Smith and Rachel Fershleisser of SMITH Magazine tell us about the wildly popular initiative in which they urge readers of their online magazine to contribute six-word stories about their lives. The results have spawned books, a Japanese translation, a multi-city live performance series and a teen website with a rabid fan base.
Here & Now listeners wrote their own six-word memoirs and we’ve assembled this little book of them. Write your own in the comments below and we’ll add it in volume two.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.