The NPR journalist, and sometime member of pop group Pink Martini, is a popular voice on NPR—he recently joined flagship show, All Things Considered, as a permanent anchor after a two-year stint as the public radio station’s London correspondent. Prior to that he was the station’s White House correspondent.
Below are Ari Shapiro’s favorite books, available to purchase as a set or individually.
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I read this book when I was working a night shift, going to sleep at 6 p.m. and waking up at 2 a.m. each day. My surreal, hazy existence during those weeks was a perfect fit with the world of 1Q84, where everything seems just a little bit off. It's recognizable as the world you live in, and also somehow not.
I never quite understood World War 1 in the way that I've understood other 20th century wars. It always felt a bit too distant and complicated. I read this book during the 2014 centenary commemorations of the war, and suddenly the conflict snapped into focus for me in a way it never had before.
Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone
Years after I left vegetarianism behind, this is still the cookbook I reach for more than any other.
$140.80 Jacob’s Room
$185.80 Lightning: A Novel
$171.84 The Odyssey
$159.79 The Argonauts
$283.84 The Story of Design
Charlotte and Peter Fiell
Cortney Burns and Nick Balla
$148.92 Dining with the Maharajas: A Thousand Years of Culinary Tradition
$178.58 The Country Between Us
$309.75 Tenth of December
$190.19 Dark Night of the Soul
by Saint John of the Cross
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