Posts Tagged ‘ npr ’

Real Men Read “Twilight”

May 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Book News, Featured Articles

In his latest article and podcast, NPR’s Brad Meltzer talks about why real men read Twilight!  It’s really pretty funny, and true! “I love this story of the gawky, awkward girl who falls in love with the brooding vampire. And I love that she can’t get sexual with said vampire because when her blood gets
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The Appeal of Twilight

Feb 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Book News, Featured Articles

NPR has a very favorable review of Twilight here!  Thanks to Ana for the info “Desire in these novels isn’t just tethered to sex; it’s free-floating and intense and it particularly emanates from our heroine, Bella, who’s gutsy and hungry for release from ordinary girly-girl stuff. Meyer dramatizes — and, for some of us, reawakens
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Vampires In Pop Culture

Nov 10th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Movie News

You can download a free podcast of an NPR podcast on vampires in popular culture, including Twilight and Tru Blood.  Just search podcasts->NPR: Books Podcast!