Literature Column

Harper’s work is saturated with evidence of her multifaceted intellectualism, from her religious, literary and cultural references to her old-fashioned language and careful, impeccable meter.


Clive Cussler is certainly not for everyone, but he deserves a chance.


We could never fix this country with books alone. Instead, we must harness that aching love for the world as we wish it was.


While Starnone willfully combines art of the past, he does so with purpose.

Author Douglas Adams

I had never read anything like “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” before, and I don’t think I ever have since.

"All the Beautiful Girls"

There’s a lot to unpack here.

“The Little Prince”

For me, home is not where my family is or where my friends are, it’s where my heart lies; it’s a feeling of belonging.

While some of the poems feel like puzzles that include more than a couple extra pieces, most are taut.

'Freshwater' is Akwaeke Emezi's debut novel

Emezi does not shy away from carnal desire, self-harm and human cruelty.

Author Tayari Jones

The narrative is instantly classic: one part “To Kill a Mockingbird,” one part “The Count of Monte Cristo.” But it is also contemporary, immediate and keenly critical.