June 14, 2018

NPR Here & Now: One Author’s Summer Book Advice? Read More Women Writers

"Asperger's Children" book featured on NPR Here & Now

Looking for summer books that test your brain but are still accessible? Author and podcaster Steve Almond (@stevealmondjoy), whose most recent book is “Bad Stories,” joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young to share some of his picks.

His list features works by mostly women writers (with the exception of Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451” and Hartley Lin’s “Young Frances”) because, “More women are writing, and I would say writing deeper and more important work than men right now, and more women are reading it.”

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