As scientists begin to reexamine the pages of historic texts, they’re learning remarkable things about the people who once handled these ancient documents -- including at D.C.'s Folger Library.
A number of new fiction and non-fiction books challenged the perspectives and imaginations of readers during the second half of 2015. But trends in the publishing and book-selling industries are also changing the ways in which readers interact with books. Join Kojo for his annual look at the best in winter reading.
- Tayla Burney Producer, The Kojo Nnamdi Show
- Ron Charles Editor of Book World, The Washington Post
- Anna Thorn Manager, Upshur Street Books (Washington, D.C.)
2015 Winter Reading List
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