Five paperbacks that will make excellent summer reading.
Which new summer releases should you pick up first?
Books that please young readers even as they teach.
Gary Paulsen offers up two good reads for middle-school-age boys.
From the Monitor's summer reading guide: beach reading for smart readers.
The little book that won the Pulitzer Prize.
How often is an author able to share true expertise?
Do we need laws to protect as from discrimination based on looks?
British poet Matt Harvey will produce a poem a day as Wimbledon's first official poet.
When war was considered glorious.
An interview with Jean Kwok, author of "Girl in Translation," is featured on the 5/18/10 Monitor books podcast.
Books play a (very different) role in the asset disclosures of both Obama and Biden.
Rusty Sabich returns in this superb sequel to Scott Turow’s 1987 blockbuster, ‘Presumed Innocent.’
'What if a zillion people read and talked about a single book?'
How dry was Prohibition? Some say the law did much to spike sales of alcohol.