30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30
The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading t...
Richard Wright, Black Boy
Wright's autobiography, with powerful portraits of both his childhood struggles in the racist south of the '20s and his fitful political and intellectual awakenings after a move to Chicago.
Haiku: This Other World by Richard Wright
Haiku: This Other World by Richard Wright is my favorite book of poetry. I have carried it with me like a bible and obsessed over its pages during the darkest periods of my life.—Stephen A., via Facebook
Richard Wright's Unfinished Work Hits the Stands
The controversial and celebrated novelist Richard Wright died nearly five decades ago, and he left behind the unfinished novel, A Father's Law. His daughter, Julia, helped finish that book, which is being released today.
10 of the Most Precocious Authors in Literary History
The 150th anniversary of Edith Wharton’s birth has brought all sorts of fun biographical information to our attention. For example, we recently learned about her favorite childhood game ̶…