State of Wonder

“Expect miracleswhen you read Ann Patchett’s fiction.”—New YorkTimes Book ReviewAward-winning, New York Times bestsellingauthor Ann Patchett returns with a...

Home of the Brave Confronting & Conquering Challenging Time

In good times and bad, in times of economic downturn and times of wartime peril, we as Americans have shown our mettle. There is something in the historical DNA of this people - a...

Every Last One

2011 Audie Award Finalist for FictionBeloved blockbuster storyteller Anna Quindlen’s powerhouse new novel, her first since the #1 bestseller Rise and Shine , confirms her...

Walk Two Moons

"How about a story? Spin us a yarn."Instantly, Phoebe Winterbottom came to mind. "I could tell you an extensively strange story," I warned. "Oh, good!" Gram said. "Delicious!"And...

Walk Two Moons

Gramps says that I am a country girl at heart, and that is true. Thirteen-year-old Salamanca Tree Hiddle, proud of her country roots and the "Indian-ness in her blood," travels...

Fear of Flying

Originally published in 1973, the groundbreaking, uninhibited story of Isadora Wing and her desire to fly free caused a national sensation. In The New York Times, Henry Miller...

Claire Messud's The Emperor's Children

Claire Messud joins Valerie Martin to discuss her book, The Emperor's Children. Hope Davis reads an excerpt from the book.

Rereading Middlemarch with Jennifer Egan, Siri Hustvedt and Margot Livesey

Jennifer Egan, Siri Hustvedt, and Margot Livesey once again convene to discuss George Eliot's classic novel, Middlemarch. Hope Davis reads an excerpt from the book.

A Celebration of Jane Austen with author Karen Joy Fowler and Other Janeites

Karen Joy Fowler leads a celebration of Jane Austen. Hope Davis reads selections from Austen's classic works.

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