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The pale daylight and early darkness of winter create a space for stories — in particular for stories that ask the reader to mull themes and ideas that can sometimes be difficult.(Image credit: Meghan Collins Sullivan/NPR)
As the marketing of soda and fast food ramps up around the world, the companies involved forge partnerships to help the poor. The new book 'Junk Food Politics' casts a critical eye at their efforts.(Image credit: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images)
The former president has made good on his threat to sue the Washington Post reporter over his use of interview recordings. The lawsuit seeks nearly $50 million in damages.(Image credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Audi Canada and Scott Eisen/Getty Images)
NPR's A Martinez talks to Paul Butler — law professor at Georgetown University, and author of the book Chokehold: Policing Black Men — about the culture and tactics of special police units.
Dr. Henry Marsh felt comfortable in hospitals — until he was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. "I was much less self-assured now that I was a patient myself," he says. His book is And Finally. (Image credit: Image Source/Getty Images)
Hot Dog, by Doug Salati, is about an overheated pup who finds his calm on a trip to the beach. Freewater, by Amina Luqman-Dawson, is about two enslaved children finding freedom.(Image credit: Knopf Books for Young Readers)
NPR's Life Kit offers tips on building and maintaining friendships from a psychologist who compiled a how-to guide for navigating them. (Story first aired on All Things Considered on Sept. 10, 2022.)
NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with author Nick Brooks about his new young adult novel, "Promise Boys," which follows the story of three Black boys after they are accused of a murder.
The creator of the KonMari method says there are other things that spark joy besides a totally tidy home.(Image credit: Seth Wenig/AP)
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Scottish writer — and Weekend Edition producer — Martin Patience about his new political thriller, "The Darker the Night."
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