Topic: Edith Wharton
The city that never sleeps may hide behind the logo of a shiny Big Apple, but for some life in New York is as spikey and lethal as a ball of nails. Here are 5 classic novels that wonderfully reveal both the dark and the light in the experiences of New Yorkers throughout the decades.
08/05/2011 03:28 pm
Louis Auchincloss shares glimpses of his remarkable life – both as a writer and a highly privileged New Yorker.
12/22/2010 06:05 am
The ‘Let’s Read. Let’s Move’ campaign is designed to combat the learning loss that can occur during the summer. Two cabinet secretaries touted summer reading at an event in Washington Wednesday.
07/07/2010 07:43 pm
The 5/4/10 Monitor books podcast includes an interview with Paul Harding, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Tinkers."
05/06/2010 05:36 pm
Prolific writer and close class observer Louis Auchincloss dies at the age of 92.
01/27/2010 05:33 pm
07/18/2009 01:00 am
Margaret Atwood's "The Blind Assassin" is a killer novel, all right, but it can see exactly where it's going.
01/25/2009 12:00 am
Louis Auchincloss’s 65th novel finds relevance in Wall Street attorneys of a bygone era.
12/15/2008 12:00 am
A 'House of Wits' that dazzled even as it disappointed.
07/09/2008 01:00 am
My hunch is that we're fixated on perfecting our home interiors because we don't want to work on ourselves.
06/11/2008 01:00 am