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.
Louis Auchincloss shares glimpses of his remarkable life – both as a writer and a highly privileged New Yorker.
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.
The 5/4/10 Monitor books podcast includes an interview with Paul Harding, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Tinkers."
Margaret Atwood's "The Blind Assassin" is a killer novel, all right, but it can see exactly where it's going.
Louis Auchincloss’s 65th novel finds relevance in Wall Street attorneys of a bygone era.
A 'House of Wits' that dazzled even as it disappointed.