Reading Like a Writer

In her entertaining and edifying New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author Francine Prose invites you to sit by her side and take a guided tour of the tools and the tricks of...

Every Tongue Got to Confess

African-American folklore was Zora Neale Hurston's first love. Collected in the late 1920's Every Tongue Got to Confess, from the celebrated author of Their Eyes Were Watching...

The Maximum Security Book Club

A riveting account of the two years literary scholar Mikita Brottman spent reading literature with criminals in a maximum-security men’s prison outside Baltimore, and what...

Marching Toward Hell: America And Islam After Iraq [abridged]

When Michael Scheuer first questioned the goals of the Iraq War in his 2004 bestseller Imperial Hubris, policymakers and ordinary citizens alike stood up and took notice. Now,...

Denis Johnson's Jesus' Son 25th Anniversary

Authors Chuck Palahniuk (Fight Club), Victor LaValle (The Devil in Silver), Michael Cunningham (The Hours), and Jenny Offill (Dept. of Speculation) celebrate the 25th anniversary...

Old Land, New Tales 20 Short Stories by Writers of the Shaanxi Region in China

In this captivating collection from the Shaanxi region, considered the cradle of Chinese civilization, twenty disparate and unique voices come together to show a China caught...

Rescue: Refugees And The Political Crisis Of Our Time

We are in the midst of a global refugee crisis. Sixty five million people are fleeing for their lives. The choices are urgent, not just for them but for all of us. What can we...

The Witch Doesn't Burn In This One

2016 Goodreads Choice Award-winning poet Amanda Lovelace returns in the witch doesn't burn in this one — the bold second book in her "women are some kind...

Taking The Arrow Out Of The Heart

Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work – Poetry Alice Walker, author of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning The Color...

The Outsiders

The CliffsNotes study guide on Hinton's The Outsiders supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a...

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