Thirty years ago, '84, Charing Cross Road' was released, achieving the magic of bringing to life the quiet drama of being lost in a book.
From Montaigne to Hillary Clinton to all the rest of us, there's rest, reflection, and wisdom to be found in books.
In the weeks before Christmas, the Wish Book grew dogeared with desire.
Below are excerpts from an appealing crop of 12 sports books published in 2016.
This writer's debt of gratitude to books begins with 'Curious George.'
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll sees David Brooks's 'The Road to Character' as a game-changer in the way he coaches, speaks to, and sets goals for his players.
Andrew Johnson dared Congress to go after him, and it did.
Like other ex-presidents, Obama is now freer to enjoy the great pleasure of a good book.
In 'Crown of Blood,' British historian Nicola Tallis uncovers strength in 16th-century's doomed insta-queen.
These highly enjoyable new books highlight the powerful inspiration Wonder Woman has become.
Although it's not what she's known for, Southern writer Carson McCullers shared vivid memories of the Christmases of her childhood.
Good grief! The award-winning series concludes with rare 'Peanuts' art and stories by creator Charles Schulz.
Rare Disney Comics are brought back into the spotlight in a deluxe hardcover.
Gloria Steinem (center, r.) greets protesters at the barricades before speaking at the Women's March on Washington during the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency on Saturday.
Carr serves us all by stepping back and taking stock of what computers are – and aren’t.
Author Beth Macy explores race and the South in the saga of two circus 'freaks.'
Christian publisher Kingstone recently released a 2,000-page graphic novel adaptation of the Old and New Testaments, which it claims is the world's longest graphic novel.
A pair of researchers suggests political foes may find reconciliation in books.
Feeling stressed about US politics? Maybe you should take a break and read. RFK would have.
Gerald Durrell was a British naturalist whose passion for animals blossomed when his oddball family, headed by his widowed mother, decided to leave England for Greece, hoping for milder weather, new adventures, and a cheaper cost of living.
Barbershop Books hopes to make good use of time spent in the barber's chair to connect young boys to books.
Although highly qualified for the job, James Buchanan failed massively as 15th president of the United States. Journalist and author Robert Strauss explains why.
After a long period of speculation, Italy's most famously anonymous novelist may now be facing the furor of public scrutiny.
In 1901, NY’s second city played host to fairgoers, stunts, and an assassination, as detailed in historian Margaret Creighton's new book 'The Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City.'
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