Susan K. Harris: The round-the-world trip that made Mark Twain an anti-imperialist
Henry A. May, “Influenza on a Troopship”
A reading list for “the most deadly pandemic in human history”
Kate Chopin, “Cavanelle”
For pleasure or as a spiritual discipline, bird-watching is “a lesson in respect and humility”
Ring Lardner, “Quick Returns”
Coming attractions: The Booksellers offers a fascinating tour of the rare book world
Joseph Warren, “The Bloody Tragedy of the Fifth of March, 1770”
Constance Fenimore Woolson, “Solomon”
(Re)introducing the “decidedly unsentimental and modern” Constance Fenimore Woolson
James Monroe, “The President in Peril”
Happy 200th birthday, Susan B. Anthony
Frederick Douglass, “Eulogy for Abraham Lincoln”
New “passion project” documentary Flannery reveals the writer who revealed mysteries
Dashiell Hammett, “The Tenth Clew”
“American-original genius” Albert Murray honored with fiftieth anniversary edition of The Omni-Americans
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