Known to countless radio listeners for her extensive coverage of books and culture, Petra Mayer describes herself as a “resident nerd” at NPR. She learned to read at the age of 3 and, according to her account, was an “avid reader” in preschool. She seems to use the pages not by words but by paragraphs, and has a special affection for works of romance, fantasy, and science fiction – genres that readers fascinate and many. condescending critics.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/petra-mayer-dead/2021/11/15/a368f3a2-4629-11ec-b05d-3cb9d96eb495_story.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_lifestyle | Petra Mayer, NPR book editor, dies aged 46