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Scott Simon's Family: 'In Praise Of Adoption.'

NPR host Scott Simon became a father for the first time at the age of 50, when he and his wife Caroline adopted the first of their two daughters from China. He describes how he felt becoming a father relatively late in life, how his family changed — and how his daughters continue to inspire him, in a new memoir, Baby We Were Meant For Each Other.


Scott Simon: 'Pretty Birds' Amid Balkans Violence

In the early 1990s, NPR journalist Scott Simon reported from war-torn Sarajevo. Those experiences formed the basis for his debut novel, Pretty Birds, the story of a 16-year-old girl who adapts to her violent times.


Journalist Scott Simon.

The host of NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday, Scott Simon. He's written a new memoir, "Home & Away: Memoir of a Fan"

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