Now Calhoun, the author of a memoir, “The Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give,” and an urban history, “St. Marks Is Dead,” explores the issue in depth in her latest book, “Why We Can’t Sleep: Women’s New Midlife Crisis.”
Australian writer Thomas Keneally can be a hard sell. Brilliant, visionary and astoundingly prolific, he has written such bestsellers as “Schindler’s List” and “The Daughters of Mars,” as well as more than 40 other books.
President Obama, known as an avid reader, continued his tradition of releasing a list of his favorite books of the year. He also mentioned the collected works of Toni Morrison, to whom he awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012.
Here’s a taste of some of the books that we are most looking forward to in the first few months of 2020. And when you finish all of these books — or some of these books — you can look up and realize that yes, it is spring. And there are more books ahead.
The book that brought together William Shakespeare's works for the first time will go up for auction in April, Christie's auction house announced on Friday.
Conrad wanted to create a universal story, so he deliberately left out details, but Kuper’s explicit setting lets him introduce the perspective of people from the Congo, who are the bewildered victims of madness and greed.
Sonny Mehta, the urbane and uncanny head of Alfred A. Knopf who raised one of the book world's top imprints to new heights through prize-winning literature by Toni Morrison among others has died at age 77
As a teenager growing up in Tucson, Ariz., author Kiley Reid wrote several stories with the same plot: teenagers escaping the watchful eye of their parents and making out with each other.
The fiction writer-anthropologist-folklorist died in a segregated Florida hospital in January 1960, so forgotten and impoverished that her work was out of print and her grave left unmarked.