So here it is — only it turns out that it won't be 100 percent finished until someone buys this high point of haberdashery.
The self-deprecating host of Comedy Central's The Nightly Show says it took a few months to get comfortable in his new role. "People are holding your feet to the fire immediately," he says.
Chuck Wendig's brisk new thriller deals in cutting-edge tech, but it's traditional at heart, pitting a rag-tag band of hackers against a big, sinister cyber-entity and the threat of global disaster.
People in television talk a lot about brands, but sometimes the way a content provider brands itself can actually affect what shows it can save.
Adam Johnson's new story collection spans the globe from former East Germany to post-Katrina Louisiana. Reviewer Michael Schaub says the book is uneven but enlightening, and brilliant at its best.
Consumers have seed savers and amateur breeders to thank for discovering and sharing heirloom varieties of some vegetables and tomatoes like the Cherokee Purple.
The star of the film Grandma and the Netflix series Grace and Frankie married her partner of 42 years, Jane Wagner, in 2013. Tomlin discusses her work and her decision to be open about her sexuality.
Best of Enemies chronicles the 1968 debates between conservative editor William F. Buckley and liberal novelist Gore Vidal. Critic John Powers weighs in on the legacy of their verbal crossfire.
There are so many ways to watch TV now that people often feel liberated from old models. But even under some of the new systems for television, as at your better casinos, the house always wins.
Ruth Ware's In A Dark, Dark Wood brings together a group of 20-something women in an isolated rural house for a bachelorette party — a perfect setting for buried secrets and terrible deeds.
Stephanie Clifford's debut novel, about the desperate social strivings of a young woman in Manhattan, has its roots in the tragic, old-money fascinations of Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth.
Parisian art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel acquired some 5,000 Impressionist works long before others were buying them. Claude Monet said he and his artist friends "would have died of hunger" without him.
A new illustrated history explores beer's journey from the cradle of agriculture, to the rise and fall of Ancient Rome, to the modern-day craft beer heyday.
The musical and graphic novel Fun Home describe Bechdel's coming out, and her dad's closeted homosexuality. She says, "In many ways ... my professional career has been a reaction to my father's life."
Television used to arrive weekly in almost all cases, one episode at a time. Now, the timing is being rearranged, and so are the conversations around shows.
In Pop Culture Happy Hour's sports spinoff, Stephen Thompson and Gene Demby tackle the many metaphors at the heart of the retired quarterback's public persona.
In Susan Barker's novel, a few strange letters bloom into a saga of two souls' reincarnations. Barker says her characters' many lives gave her an instrument to explore China — both past and present.
The number of scripted prime-time TV series is expected to pass the 400 mark in 2015. That's too much for at least one network executive, but the picture is more complex than that.
Host Rachel Martin talks with British author Steve Boggan about his quest for California gold in his new book, Gold Fever.
This week, we're setting the NPR Books Time Machine for the Napoleonic Wars, and Lauren Willig's swashbuckling Pink Carnation series, about florally-themed spies battling it out across Europe.