Alexis de Tocqueville collaboration results in long-running partnership—and now, a special seminar
Musharraf Ali Farooqi: Isaac Bashevis Singer’s world is my own
African American Poetry:
An Anthology from the Beginnings to Now
New Abigail Adams volume endowed in honor of Phyllis Lee Levin
Luc Sante takes a “headlong plunge” into the lives of nineteenth-century American poets
Generous grant matches timeless writing with twenty-first-century printing technology
Story of the Week: “Genius Loci,” Clark Ashton Smith
Playwright-turned-novelist Kirk Lynn on Joe Brainard, James Thurber, and other influences on Rules for Werewolves
Story of the Week: “The Greatest Man in the World,” James Thurber
Photos: No stranger in this Village, James Baldwin recognized with official plaque
Listen: Library of America makes rediscovered genre masterworks available in audio, digital formats
Sara Jaffe: From James Baldwin to Lynne Tillman—four influences on Dryland
Morgan Library exhibition presents an Ernest Hemingway for the twenty-first century
At Edith Wharton’s House, James Baldwin Receives His Due
Foundations underwrite LOA’s new program to train teachers in using environmental texts
The long, hard-fought campaign that led to The Library of America’s founding
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