How a bookstore movement transformed the lives of a generation.
A new history shows our dating habits have always been shaped by our work lives.
How do you distinguish between the man and his protagonist?
Biographers try to see themselves in the reclusive poet, and fail to show us who she really was.
Patrick Kingsley’s latest book is an urgent appeal to humanity and reason.
Her new memoir explores how having a child makes you a different kind of writer.
A new biography explains the contradictions in a man who defended equality while owning slaves.
Her story is hard to share, but Sue Klebold's book about her son shows Columbine from a new perspective.
A new art book aims to show that biology is not destiny.
Do our memorials to the dead do more harm than good?
After the revolution, former slaves and native populations were forced to segregate from the new Republic.
A review of Margaret Mitchell's bestseller
There are far more conservatives being driven around in limos these days than liberals.
The same fracking bosses are the heroes of one book and the villains of another.
Luke Mogelson's 'These Heroic, Happy Dead' illustrates the perils of writing war fiction.
Before the word processor, perfect copy was the domain of the typist—not the literary genius.
Adam Hochschild's book is a post-Cold War history of the Spanish Civil War.
Don DeLillo’s techno-prophetic novel hungers for tradition.