Parents, educators, and lawmakers debated the merits of teaching literature that promotes discussions about sex and violence, such as Toni Morrison's 'Beloved.'
What are Ivy League students reading that the rest of us aren't? More British literature and more philosophy.
How could a book that teachers all seem to push at us not be kind of boring?
Why one writer has launched an ambitious new Kickstarter campaign to make Henry David Thoreau's 'Walden' more accessible to modern readers.
'Empire of Cotton' author Sven Beckert answers questions on the epic history of the commodity that helped to create capitalism.