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.
“Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all,” Henry David Thoreau once wisely counseled. It is in that spirit that we offer this list. As happens every year, 2016 was full of widely praised books, but the 15 listed here are the nonfiction titles the Monitor’s book critics most hope you will not miss. So for the holidays and beyond: Happy reading!
Good grief! The award-winning series concludes with rare 'Peanuts' art and stories by creator Charles Schulz.