Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Luc Sante takes a “headlong plunge” into the lives of nineteenth-century American poets
Our series of guest blog posts by writers of fiction, history, essays, and poetry continues today with a contribution by Luc Sante, whose ne...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Generous grant matches timeless writing with twenty-first-century printing technology
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation , a noted sponsor of scholarship in the humanities, has awarded a grant to allow The Library of America...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Playwright-turned-novelist Kirk Lynn on Joe Brainard, James Thurber, and other influences on
Rules for Werewolves
Rules for Werewolves by Kirk Lynn (Melville House, 2015) Our series of guest posts by contemporary writers discussing their influences ...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Photos: No stranger in this Village, James Baldwin recognized with official plaque
New York City laid a claim to one of its most distinguished native sons last Wednesday, October 7, when a plaque honoring James Baldwin was ...
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Listen: Library of America makes rediscovered genre masterworks available in audio, digital formats
Library of America e-book editions of The Horizontal Man and Fools’ Gold . What’s old is new again this fall, when The Library of Ameri...
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Sara Jaffe: From James Baldwin to Lynne Tillman—four influences on
Dryland by Sara Jaffe (Tin House Books, 2015) Our series of guest posts by writers of fiction, poetry, essays, and history continues to...
Friday, October 2, 2015
Morgan Library exhibition presents an Ernest Hemingway for the twenty-first century
Library of America fans are strongly encouraged to visit the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City for the new exhibition Ernest Heming...
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Photos: At Edith Wharton’s House, James Baldwin Receives His Due
Kate Bolick and Darryl Pinckney at The Mount in Lenox, Massachusetts on Sept. 17, 2015. In a moment of literary serendipity last Thursd...
Friday, September 11, 2015
Women Crime Writers:
Forty books, four pen names, and one enigmatic author
Published last week, The Library of America’s two-volume collection Women Crime Writers of the 1940s and 50s has already won praise from th...
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
The long, hard-fought campaign that led to The Library of America’s founding
Humanities , September/October 2015 An origin story that is near and dear to us reached the public last week with the publication of “Ed...
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