Clifton Fadiman released 'The Lifetime Reading Plan,' his rankings of the world's greatest books, in 1960.
This college professor urges his students to find a "writing hero."
The E.B. White classic 'Charlotte's Web' – about a pig named Wilbur and his best friend, a spider named Charlotte – was published 60 years ago today.
Eudora Welty's love for flowers is explored in a new book.
I'll read this summer for moments of revelation. The summer before college, I confirmed my major by reading Russell Baker's "Growing up." Later, Eudora Welty's "One Writer's Beginnings," told me that a wise life could be made beyond the Washington Beltway.
‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ author Harper Lee remains elusive in this new documentary that delves into her silence.
Two great writers share thoughts on their books, their gardens, their dreams, and their deep caring for one another.
How America used to eat.