Explore NPR’s Books We Love Project for Something for Everyone

Today we’re exploring the nonfiction category on NPR’s Books We Love project. Host Linda Holmes has rounded up a collection of books from various contributors to create a tagged, sortable, and explorable list that is sure to capture your interest. From Michael Schulman’s Oscar Wars: A History of Hollywood in Gold, Sweat and Tears to Elissa Bassist’s Hysterical to a tidal wave hitting a high school reunion in the movie Class of ‘07, there’s something for everyone.

Schulman’s book, published by Harper Collins, takes a deep dive into the history of Hollywood.[0] From the glamor of the red carpet to the hard work and dedication of the industry, Oscar Wars provides readers with a comprehensive look at the world of entertainment. Bassist’s book, Hysterical, published by Hachette Books, is a captivating and humorous exploration of the female experience.[1]

Weldon’s pick, His Dark Materials on HBO, is a fantasy adaptation of Philip Pullman’s trilogy.[2] The series has been acclaimed by fans and critics alike, and is a must-watch for those looking for an immersive experience.

Finally, Class of ‘07, available on Amazon Prime Video, is a gripping movie about a high school reunion that is interrupted by a catastrophic tidal wave.[3]

So, if you’re looking for something to read, watch, or listen to, check out NPR’s Books We Love project. There’s something for everyone and it’s sure to capture your interest.

0. “What's making us happy: A guide to your weekend reading and viewing” WPSU, 24 Feb. 2023, https://radio.wpsu.org/2023-02-24/whats-making-us-happy-a-guide-to-your-weekend-reading-and-viewing

1. “What's making us happy: A guide to your weekend reading, listening and viewing” WBUR News, 17 Feb. 2023, https://www.wbur.org/npr/1157478624/scriptnotes-hysterical-his-dark-materials-halout

2. “Pop Culture Happy Hour hosts share what's bringing them joy” NPR, 17 Feb. 2023, https://www.npr.org/2023/02/17/1157478624/scriptnotes-hysterical-his-dark-materials-halout

3. “What's making us happy: A guide to your weekend reading and viewing” GPB News, 24 Feb. 2023, https://www.gpb.org/news/2023/02/24/whats-making-us-happy-guide-your-weekend-reading-and-viewing

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