LOA LIVE: Online programs inspired by Library of America publications
Edgar Allan Poe, “The Oval Portrait”
Virginia Hamilton and the Transformation of American Children’s Literature
Ray Bradbury: Prophetic visionary, “word-wizard,” and next-door neighbor
2021 LOA in the Classroom: Students discover never-published novel by Richard Wright
Ben Yagoda: Presenting an O. Henry for the twenty-first century
F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Lees of Happiness”
Helen Hunt Jackson, “Echoes in the City of the Angels”
Watch: Two discussions of Richard Wright’s The Man Who Lived Underground
O. Henry, “An Unfinished Story”
Adopt this book: American Musicals 1950–1969
Larry Lockridge: Why it’s time to reassess Mary Jane Ward’s The Snake Pit
James Gordon Bennett, “The Recent Tragedy”
Happy 150th birthday, Theodore Dreiser
Video rewind: Updike and Cheever, “together again” on the small screen
Constance Fenimore Woolson, “The Lady of Little Fishing”
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