Why do we often turn to poetry to express the violence of war?
"Really without all the work that Mabel [Loomis Todd and Millicent Todd Bingham] did in going through the poetry, trying to classify it, we would not know about Emily...
Nigel Travis, the former chairman of Dunkin' Brands, says that American companies should be running on something else: pushback.
While Poe is buried in Baltimore, he came "back to life" recently at Mount Auburn Cemetery for a reading of his works among the graves of some of his literary...
The book chronicles Sen's childhood in India, her move in 1982 to Cambridge, and how she went from trying to "pass as white" to embracing her identity as a person...
At 19 years old, John Kaag visited the Swiss mountains where the philosopher wrote some of his most important works. Some 20 years later, he went back.
In his latest book of essays, Jabari Asim takes on America's complicated past and present when it comes to race and racism.
Andre Dubus III is the author 7 books, including the novel HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG and his memoir, Townie.
In her new book, Maureen Cavanagh tells the story of her daughter Katie's addiction to heroin, something she says she initially denied was happening.
In the 19th century, brand-new chemical preservatives revolutionized America's food supply. But nobody knew what the health effects were of these additives.
Anand Giridharadas thinks that changing the world has been co-opted by the rich and that corporate philanthropic projects are unwilling to push for deeper structural changes in society.
The book was originally published in 1868, exactly 150 years ago. So what it is about Alcott's novel that still resonates with us today?
"There is a chaos within [the Trump] administration that's not allowing governance to take place in a form in which the Founding Fathers designed and imagined," Kerry said.
From Lobster Rolls and Clam Chowder to Portuguese and Jamaican inspired dishes, there's a lot to love about the cuisine of Cape Cod.
We speak with Maine-based author Richard Russo about whether the shock of a school shooting in novels and in art has worn off and how novelists should write about them...
The poet and publisher died last Friday from cancer. He was 75.
Author Keith O'Brien tells the forgotten stories of five women pilots who refused to take no for an answer.
“The grieving are very dangerous," Laura van den Berg, the author, writes. "They are like injured animals with fearsome claws, bloodied and pushed into a corner.”
In the novel, the families of the bridge and groom officially meet for the first time and the mood is anything but celebratory.