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ZAO, Jesse Smith & The Holy Ghost The Capitol Room 10/08/2017 06:00 PM EDT $15.00 buy tickets Supporting Acts: Tonka Tuff, Flesh Of The Lotus, VoidHidden ZAO … more
Anne Gisleson was reeling from a series of family tragedies when she began meeting with friends to discuss books and life in post-Katrina New Orleans. Her new book chronicles a year of those meetings. more
A new book examines the lives of six different women — such as Eleanor Roosevelt and Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown — through the food they ate. It's called What She Ate by Laura Shapiro. more
Tune in to the All Songs Considered 24/7 music channel for a non-stop playlist of songs for the solar eclipse. more
The Legendary curators and boosters of hip-hop share stories and introduce their new NPR podcast, What's Good. more
The 24-year-old Jamaican artist has released his debut album, Chronology. It showcases his myriad influences, including genres like gospel, ska and electronic music and his own musical family lineage. more
The crackdown on the star conductor's four-city American tour with the National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela is seen as payback for his recent criticisms of the Maduro government. more
A new song from the voice of The Internet, as intimate as it is explicit. more
The singer-songwriter mostly recorded this album in a cabin in Sweden. You can hear that intensity and obsessiveness in his attractive, eccentric pieces, which sometimes sound like works-in-progress. more
A "special administrator" has been appointed to investigate a deal between the world's largest record label and Prince's estate, brokered by two former advisers. more
The history and strategy of anti-fascist organizing. more
Having cycled through a full generation of performers (not to mention audience), how does the grandpa of festival culture compete in the Coachella-sized market it helped create? more
One of hip-hop's most revered producers brings his songs to life behind the Tiny Desk, with the help of a four-piece band. more
While watching the total eclipse, folks might want to follow along with some toe-tapping music about the sun, stars and moon. We've got the playlist for the wondrous sky event. more
Sue Grafton's latest novel is the second to last in a series spanning A to Z and 35 years worth of best-selling murder mysteries featuring fictional female detective Kinsey Millhone. more
Young Jane Young is the story of a political sex scandal, told through the women who endure it. Author Gabrielle Zevin tells Lulu Garcia-Navarro she hopes readers will think twice about shaming women. more
Bruce Handy's new book takes an emotional, intuitive look at the world of children's books, from Goodnight Moon to Charlotte's Web, which he calls "a mastery novel of ideas" about life and death. more
Critic Ann Powers embarks on a wide-ranging history of pop music in America in her new book Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music. more
Set in Nigeria in the 1980s, Ayobami Adebayo's debut novel tells the story of a couple who desperately want to have a child, in a society where that's what's expected of them. more
Fierce Kingdom is about every parent's worst nightmare. A mother and her son, in the zoo at closing time, see a shooter and run. And hide. Gin Phillips talks to Scott Simon about her latest novel. more
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