The Jane Austen Handbook Proper Life Skills from Regency England

Every young lady dreams of a life spent exchanging witty asides with a dashing Mr. Darcy, but how should you let him know your intentions? Seek counsel from this charming guide to...

W.G. Sebald's The Rings of Saturn

Rick Moody (The Ice Storm), Dinaw Mengestu (All Our Names), and Hari Kunzru (Gods Without Men) lead a spirited conversation of Sebald's classic. Denis O'Hare (American Horror...

Aeneid

This CliffsNotes study guide on Publius Vergilius Maro's (known as Virgil) Aeneid supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an...

Richard Russo: Empire Falls

In his novel Empire Falls, author Richard Russo tells the stories of Empire Grill manager Miles Roby and the residents of a blue-collar town in Maine. In this interview, Russo...

The Dark Fantastic Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games

Stories provide portals into other worlds, both real and imagined. The promise of escape draws people from all backgrounds to speculative fiction, but when people of color seek...

TinTin The Pocket Essential Guide

The silhouette of Tintin - a young man wearing golf trousers, running with a white fox terrier by his side - is easily one of the most recognisable visual icons of the modern...

Claire Messud: The Woman Upstairs

The New York Times best-selling author of the literary page-turner The Emperor's Children discusses her richly drawn new novel with Meghan O'Rourke (The Long Goodbye). Her latest...

The Genius of Jane Austin Her Love of Theatre and Why She Is a Hit in Hollywood

A radical look at Jane Austen as you’ve never seen her – as a lover of farce, comic theatre and juvenilia. The Genius of Jane Austen celebrates Britain’s favourite novelist...

The Everything Guide to C.S. Lewis & Narnia Explore the Magical World of Narnia and the Brilliant Mind Behind it

Now, more than ever, the works of C.S. Lewis enthrall and entertain listeners of all ages. But who was this man of intellect and imagination? The Everything Guide to C.S. Lewis...

Nicole Krauss, Forest Dark

Join bestselling author Nicole Krauss to discuss her upcoming new novel, Forest Dark, an intellectual, humorous, provocative book exploring life and God through the eyes of two...

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