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Friday, October 4, 2013

Music From The Show

  • Pretty Lights, “Around the Block”
  • Lorde, “400 Lux”
  • Sara Lee Guthrie, “Sleep On It”
  • Iron and Wine, “Peace Beneath the City”
  • Ashley MacIsaac, “Sleepy Maggie”
  • Phoenix, “North”
  • Salaam, “Dah Dah Daht Dah”
  • Joe Jackson, “Steppin’ Out”
  • Teen Daze, “Autumnal”
  • Thelonious Monk, “Caravan”
  • Nacha Pop, “Lucha de Gigantes”
  • César Franck, “Symphony in D Minor: II Allegretto” performed by Lorin Maazel & Radio Symphony Orchestra of Berlin

Spotlight

From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.

Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

July 3 Comment

Kids Books Feature Famous Figures As Children

Brad Meltzer is known for his political thrillers, but he also writes kids books about real-life people like Rosa Parks and Amelia Earhart.

July 3 Comment

Not Your Typical Summer Reading List

NPR Books editor Petra Mayer and Cleveland poet and bookstore owner R. A. Washington share their picks.

July 2 11 Comments

Professor Says Jefferson Davis Statue Should Be Removed, Preserved

At the University of Texas at Austin, there are calls to take down a statue of the Confederate president on campus.

July 2 2 Comments

Sweet And Savory Watermelon

Our resident chef shares five recipes, including watermelon pickles and a watermelon, crab and arugula salad.