In honor of Independence Day, here’s a slideshow of dozens upon dozens of books that name-check America, with commentary when needed.
House Democrats staged a sit-in on the chamber floor on Wednesday to demand that the Republican majority hold a vote on a gun-control measure before the long Independence Day recess. #NoBillNoBreak is the latest in an increasingly contentious public dialogue about gun violence in America. For nearly two decades, some of our strongest writers have been exploring the […]
Bright, Precious Days by Jay McInerney Russell and Corrine Calloway, the couple who anchored McInerney’s Brightness Falls (1992), are seemingly thriving. Corrine’s passionate post-9/11 affair, chronicled in The Good Life (2006), is over, and they navigate Manhattan’s fevered social whirl as if they’re born to it—when, in truth, they can barely afford it. […]
Listening to literature expands our horizons, connecting us to commonalities across cultures while honoring the differences that define our identities. Sharing multicultural audiobooks honors the mission of the We Need Diverse Books movement, committed to the ideal that embracing diversity will lead to acceptance, empathy—and, ultimately, equality. Through careful attention to authentic accents and atmospheric […]