Susan Choi http://nwpr.org en NPR NSFW? Checking Out The Sexy Books On Mobile http://nwpr.org/post/npr-nsfw-checking-out-sexy-books-mobile <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydrtF45-y-g</p> Sat, 14 Dec 2013 12:03:00 +0000 Petra Mayer 38794 at http://nwpr.org NPR NSFW? Checking Out The Sexy Books On Mobile In Art Lost And Found, The Echoes Of A Century's Upheaval http://nwpr.org/post/art-lost-and-found-echoes-centurys-upheaval Every week, a cluster of stories comes to define the landscape of news media. These can be stories of international scope or local intimacy, but for their own distinctive reasons, they all offer narratives defined almost in real time.<p>To get a better grasp on the hectic pace of current events, it's often vital to turn to another kind of narrative — our favorite kind: books. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 22:30:00 +0000 editor 37034 at http://nwpr.org In A Campus-Bound Novel, A Thrilling, 'Educational' Affair http://nwpr.org/post/campus-bound-novel-thrilling-educational-affair As soon as I hear that a novel is set in a college or a university, I'm in. David Lodge, Richard Russo, Donna Tartt, Chad Harbach — they've all created campuses with an intimate, sometimes cozy feeling that offers an escape from a world that can seem terribly open-gated and impersonal. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 14:25:00 +0000 Meg Wolitzer 30378 at http://nwpr.org In A Campus-Bound Novel, A Thrilling, 'Educational' Affair Steamy Novel An 'Education' In Youth, Love And Mistakes http://nwpr.org/post/steamy-novel-education-youth-love-and-mistakes Susan Choi's previous novels have pulled from events in the headlines: the Korean War for <em>The Foreign Student</em>; the Patty Hearst kidnapping for <em>American Woman</em>; and the Wen Ho Lee accusations for <a href="http://www.npr.org/books/titles/138249730/a-person-of-interest" target="_blank">A Person of Interest</a>. But her latest book, <em>My Education</em>, was inspired by something else — youthful passion.<p><em>My Education</em> focuses on graduate student Regina Gottlieb, who finds herself involved in a very sexual — and very inappropriate — relationship with a married woman. Sat, 29 Jun 2013 12:08:00 +0000 editor 30165 at http://nwpr.org Steamy Novel An 'Education' In Youth, Love And Mistakes