Tthe annual "nerd ball" was a comedic schmooze-fest, where Washington's media stars get comfy with a mix of political bigwigs and Hollywood beautiful people to celebrate a year of journalism.
Cartoonist Matt Freedman chronicled 60 days of cancer treatment in illustrations and in writing. "I didn't think of it as a book or a journal to share," he says, "but simply as a kind of experience."
Efrem Zimbalist Jr.'s streak of success as a leading man on TV included parts of three decades. The star of 77 Sunset Strip and The F.B.I. died at home in California.
Jack Bauer is back and fighting terrorism in Europe. Can he save the day again? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Kiefer Sutherland about bringing Bauer back for a new season of "24."
Ida is the story of a young woman on the verge of taking her vows to be a nun when she learns her parents were murdered Jews. Pawel Pawlikowski's new film is unlike the director's other movies.
Novelist Colson Whitehead is also a devoted poker player. And in 2011 Grantland gave him the assignment to write about the World Series of Poker — by playing in it.
Can political opposites attract? Ralph Nader's new book makes a case for the far left and right to come together. He tells NPR's Scott Simon there's common ground in opposing corporate America.
As bookstores both large and small close across the country, Posman Books, a niche-focused, nimble bookseller, is about to open its fourth store in Manhattan.