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Jane Smiley’s musings on self-growth, literary criticism and the art of writing.
The award was controversial—but not for the reasons you might think.
“If literary romance is your genre, this book is for you.” —Men Reading Books
Find out what happened when a Muslim politician decided to have coffee with the people who sent her hate mail.
L. Frank Baum's charming Christmas origin story.
“Our democracy only reflects what Americans want if Americans vote.”
“Each side warned that the other risked casting a cloud of illegitimacy over the election.”
The collection of short stories artfully shares the struggles of a range of uniquely flawed characters.
By Kara Brand
Ian S. MacNiven’s 1998 biography remains the most intimate portrait of Lawrence Durrell.
Who do you trust when you find out everything was a lie?
While en route to Pennsylvania, a penniless teenager meets the man who will change his life forever.
The titular story in Julia Slavin's collection, "The Woman Who Cut Off Her Leg at the Maidstone Club," is a wacky satire of elitism.
An excerpt from the memoir by Gerald Durrell that inspired the PBS hit, "The Durrells in Corfu."
In “Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions” the journalist shares lessons from her brief stint as a Playboy bunny.
By Abbey White
"Washington: The Indispensable Man" examines the character of the first President of the United States, and how the treachery of a man who he considered to be an ally shaped his future.
An excerpt from Stephanie Storey’s art history thriller about the warring Renaissance masters.
An excerpt from the literary icon's novel about loneliness and life's unanswerable questions.