The delightful real-life adventures of two Eastern college girls who left home for Colorado in 1916.
"Harry Potter" film No. 8 is drawing rave reviews in the UK, while in America we wait and take a moment to remember what Harry has meant to us.
Here are 10 interesting facts that I didn't know about Mickey Mantle but learned from reading “The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America’s Childhood," by Jane Leavy.
Most diehard Harry Potter fans will swear that they know everything there is to know about each of J.K. Rowling's books. But how well do you really remember the first book in the series, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone?" As we all prepare for the July 15, 2011, release of the movie version of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" – the eighth and final "Harry Potter" film – take our quiz and find out!
A young girl escapes her homeland of Vietnam on a boat and journeys to an awesome and frightening place: America.
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
What's selling best in independent bookstores across America?
Some of this summer's most interesting books will take you places – all the way from the moon to Korea to the seemingly placid Midwest, and from tales of masked vigilantes to the inside workings of the Church of Scientology. Here are five of the July 2011 titles that are drawing the most enthusiastic thumbs-up from the editors at Amazon.com.
Speeding past the US, South Korea will be digitizing reading material in all public schools by 2015.
What does Amazon Germany's early release of the next book in the "A Song of Fire and Ice" series mean for fans?
How – and why – reporters and aid workers survive in some of the world's most dangerous places.
A gripping account of 1776 – a year of "sustained suffering" and "phenomenal courage."
Most readers will swear that they know all there is to know about Mickey Mantle. But how much do you really remember? Take our quiz and find out.
This gripping tale of the American legend blends myth and fact to create a nuanced portrait of The Mick.
A post-apocalyptic landscape, frighteningly familiar.
The Harry Potter movies come to an end on July 15 with the eighth film in the series,"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2." How well you really remember the seven that came before? Take our quiz and see!