Originally published on Thu May 17, 2012 6:16 pm
MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:
From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Melissa Block.
ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:
And I'm Robert Siegel. As this year's Cannes Film Festival gets under way, the winner of the Jury Prize at last year's festival is opening here in the U.S. It's called "Polisse."
(SOUNDBITE OF MOVIE, "POLISSE")
Originally published on Fri May 18, 2012 3:46 pm
Ruta Sepetys is the author of Between Shades of Gray.
"You are an erotic phenomenon."
That's what the stranger seated next to me on the plane whispered. We had exchanged the basic bios of airline chitchat, and he had inquired about the title of my recent book.
"Erotic phenomenon, oh no, that's not me," I quickly tried to explain.
"Well, OK, it's not really you. It's your character. That's what you tell people," grinned the stranger.
That's not what I tell people.
Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 3:32 pm
Originally published on Tue May 22, 2012 3:49 pm
Fiction and nonfiction releases from Tayari Jones, David McCullough, Roy Blount, Bill James and Diana Henriques.
Originally published on Thu May 17, 2012 8:49 pm
Beyond Meat, a new company based in Maryland, has come up with an alternative to chicken meat that it claims is a dead ringer for the real thing. And unlike other meat alternatives on the market, this one aims to be cheap as well as tasty.