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21 Books About Mother-Daughter Relationships

There's nothing quite as unique as the relationship between a mother and her daughter.

Graham Greene Paints a Vivid Portrait of The Quiet American

A timeless exploration of love and politics set in turbulent 1950s Vietnam.

9 Female Authors Who Wrote Under Male Pen Names

They broke through barriers to get their voices heard.

Required Reading: 15 Classic High School Books to Read Again

It's time to revisit the great literature we skimmed through in English class.

8 Books to Read Based on Your Favorite Stories

Love the oldies, but looking for something new? You’ve come to the right place.

Inside the Surveillance War Between James Baldwin and the FBI

Before the If Beale Street Could Talk author became a symbol of today's Black Lives Matter movement, he was a high-priority target of FBI surveillance during the 1950s, '60s, and '70s.

Remembering Amos Oz, 1939-2018

The acclaimed novelist has passed away, leaving behind a rich body of work on Israeli identity and politics.

Fans of Westerns Will Love This Poignant Novel by the Author of Peace Like a River

In So Brave, Young, and Handsome, a stumped writer gets more than inspiration from his adventure across the Wild Wild West.

Fitzgerald's Tender is the Night is Coming to Hulu

The iconic author's fourth (and favorite) novel is getting a limited series adaptation.

Maryse Condé is Awarded the Alternative Nobel Prize in Literature

The Guadeloupean writer took home the The New Academy Prize, which is replacing the Nobel Prize in Literature this year.

The Works of H.G. Wells and His Role in Shaping Science Fiction

The legendary author's sci-fi works were political and realistic, sometimes prescient—and always entertaining.

New Trailer Offers First Look at Bel Canto

Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe star in the adaptation of Ann Patchett's novel based on the Lima hostage crisis.

10 Captivating Writer Biographies

See these talented authors in a whole new light.

Editors' Picks: What's Our Staff Recommending?

A full list of recommendations from the people who know our books best.

Remembering Philip Roth: A Great American Novelist

On May 22, 2018, author Philip Roth died at age 85. Read an enlightening conversation between Roth and writer Milan Kundera in Roth's collection of essays and interviews, Shop Talk. 

5 Must-Read Carson McCullers Books

Throughout her career, the author of The Heart is a Lonely Hunter showed a deep empathy for, and understanding of, the outsider.