This article is from the Public Radio FAQ, by Rich Kulawiec email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
Bailey White's "First Words -- Dead on the Road" is available
on cassette, and maybe CD, read by the author. Many other NPR
commentators' works are also available...including Andre
Codrescu, Tom Bodett, and Lynda Barry. I think the label
("Dove") is an offshoot of the "Windham Hill" label.