Remembering Graham Greene: A Look at Twenty-One Stories

The short story "I Spy" offers a glimpse into the tragic and bittersweet writings of a literary legend.

How Former Slave Elizabeth Keckley Befriended the Lincolns

An excerpt from the memoir of a woman who bought her own freedom and became a dressmaker for Mary Todd Lincoln.

"Your Horoscope," by Roger Angell

The famous essayist wrote about more than just baseball.

I Am Spartacus! Remembering Kirk Douglas, 1916-2020

Read an excerpt from Kirk Douglas's 2012 memoir.

A Dog Returns to His Fierce Nature in The Call of the Wild

Read an excerpt from Jack London's classic adventure novel.

Getting to Know Anna and the King of Siam

Understand the story like never before with an excerpt from Margaret Landon’s novel.

Old Flames Reconnect in This Poignant Novel by Anita Shreve

Where or When explores the joys—and consequences—of rekindling a decades-old romance.

Hope Takes Flight in this Debut World War II Novel

The Long Flight Home chronicles the little-known wartime effort of carrier pigeons and their handlers.

This New Book Puts a Modern Spin on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Scott Jeffrey Miller hopes to teach you how to lead effectively with Management Mess to Leadership Success.

Dive into the Beauty and Danger of Fred Waitzkin’s Deep Water Blues

A calm sea turns into a tempestuous storm in the Searching for Bobby Fischer author’s latest novel. 

A Mother Unravels in This New Psychological Thriller

Kaira Rouda is back with her new novel, The Favorite Daughter.   

A Young Woman Endures the Civil War in This Historical Fiction Novel

The Abolitionist’s Daughter takes readers inside a lesser-known history of the South during the 1850s and ‘60s.

A Chilling Book Comes to Life in This Gothic Mystery by Elly Griffiths 

When a high school English teacher is haunted by her own subject matter in real life, who can she trust? 

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.