Louis Auchincloss’s 65th novel finds relevance in Wall Street attorneys of a bygone era.
A grand, rambling, serendipitous treasure-house of material about books and the people who have loved them.
A reader struggles to reconcile her childhood passion for the Chronicles of Narnia with her more critical adult nature.
A photographer creates a living archive for Kurds.
A renowned photo agency celebrates its 60th anniversary.
Photography that challenges us to make a difference.
Photojournalist Mary Ellen Mark catches Hollywood at work with her photographs from the sets of more than 100 movies.
How Lincoln's legacy was shaped by others.
The brisk, breezy novel that inspired the movie "Slum Dog Millionaire."
The first volume of a projected two-volume set of the work of John Ashbery.
Carolyn Chute brings readers back to the Maine woods for another sprawling novel that examines the lives of the working poor.
The Monitor’s annual gift guide to the best fiction books of 2008.
The Monitor’s annual gift guide to the best nonfiction books of 2008.
Reverend Nash rides into an ash heap of troubles worthy of Job.
Calvin Trillin offers a delightful record of the 2008 presidential campaign in verse.
Four illustrated stories to delight early readers.
Science and history are made fun in these lively tales.
Real stories about interesting lives are colorfully narrated for young readers.