Nora Krug

Washington, D.C.

Staff editor for Book World with a focus on children's books, memoirs, fiction, parenting, health and fitness

Education: Duke University, B.A. in History

Nora Krug is an editor and writer in Book World. She has worked for The Washington Post since 2007. She began at The Post writing a books column and later became a co-editor of the weekly Health and Science section. Her articles and columns have appeared in Health, Book World, Local Living and Parenting. Before joining The Post, she was an editor at the New York Times and Architectural Digest.
Latest from Nora Krug

    Need a book recommendation for the holidays? The Post’s book team provides their advice.

    The Washington Post’s Book World team answered your questions on Monday.

    November 22, 2021

    Let’s talk about audiobooks: best narrators, best listening speeds and why we like them to begin with

    Does listening to an audiobook while working hinder or enhance productivity? Let’s discuss.

    October 30, 2021

    Beach-read refill: 12 titles to get you to the end of summer (and beyond)

    Read new books by Stephen King, Helen Hoang, Lelila Slimani, Andrea Bartz and more.

    August 21, 2021

    Fauci is my dog

    Anthony Fauci has inspired pet owners. Call Fauci at the dog park, and multiple hounds will howl. The physician-scientist’s name achieved “honorable mention” on Rover.com's most popular list of 2020.

    August 13, 2021

      Need a summer book recommendation? The Post’s book team fields your questions.

      The staff of Book World will answer your questions and provide their recommendations on Friday, July 2, at 3 p.m. Eastern time.

      July 2, 2021

      The story behind Stella, the first ‘talking’ dog. It’s not as far-fetched as it sounds.

      Christina Hunger, author of “How Stella Learned to Talk,” explains the how and why of her unusual feat.

      May 4, 2021

      2020’s most challenged books include ‘The Hate U Give’ and others about race

      The list, compiled by the American Library Association, is meant to inform the public about censorship.

      April 6, 2021

      The many faces of Ramona Quimby

      Beverly Cleary’s spunky star, as seen through her illustrators.

      March 31, 2021

      Beverly Cleary, through Ramona, captured the essence of childhood

      Children fell in love with the character because she thought just like them.

      March 27, 2021

      Meet the book club that’s helping to quickly vaccinate its town

      The Fabulous Ladies Book Club has shown that immunization efforts aren’t just about getting shots into arms.

      January 26, 2021