Carol Emshwiller, “Pelt”
The power of Ann Petry: “the issues . . . she faces resonate with our times”
Kate Chopin, “Ozème’s Holiday”
Dorothy Parker, “The Jest”
New exhibitions humanize three twentieth century writers
Long-awaited expiration of copyright law is “a boon for readers,” and for LOA
George McMillan, “The Ordeal of Bobby Cain”
Story of the Week: Edgar Allan Poe, “MS. Found in a Bottle”
John O’Hara in the 1930s: “he habitually told Americans the truth about themselves”
LOA selected as host for Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program; applicants for Outreach Programs Manager sought
The Top 10 Story of the Week selections of 2018
John O’Hara, “Joey on the Cake Line”
James Fenimore Cooper reveals “deeply hidden truths” about the American Revolution
Leslie Perri, “Space Episode”
Coming attractions: A little Moonlight shines on Beale Street
Forthcoming: Fall 2019
A champion of America’s great writers and timeless works, Library of America guides readers in finding and exploring the exceptional writing that reflects the nation’s history and culture.
From poetry, novels, and memoirs to journalism, crime writing, and science fiction, the more than 300 volumes published by Library of America are widely recognized as America’s literary canon.
With contributions from donors, Library of America preserves and celebrates a vital part of our cultural heritage for generations to come.