A journalist recounts her harrowing ordeal during childbirth -- and after.
The National Book Award winning author on Men We Reaped, her powerful new blend of memoir and reportage.
The master orator, Princeton man, and American president, captured in vivid description.
A famed naturalist turns her adept focus to a new animal: herself.
The novelist's life was spent focused on the ideal of the next one.
The novelist's correspondence reveals the extent of the burdens he bore.
A writer's life in five essays that evidence the tools of the novelist.
The rise of the Iron Lady, at a suitably epic scale.
The Irish novelist looks back on a life of trails blazed.
Will the life and writing of a lost American genius receive a posthumous second act?
The candid correspondence of a 20th century literary innovator.
A 1913 exploration of Antarctica takes a death-defying turn.
The author of Shouting Won't Help on hearing loss, the arts, and the causes of our increasingly louder world.
Henry VIII's diplomat (and Anne Boleyn's lover) as seen through his vivid poetry.
The blithe soul of Bertie Wooster can be spotted in his creator's correspondence.
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