LOA LIVE: Online programs inspired by Library of America publications
Rediscovering Rachel Carson: The Oceans, the Climate Crisis, and the “Poet of the Sea”
How W.E.B. Du Bois restored Black eyewitness accounts to the history of Reconstruction
John Muir, “Yosemite Valley in Flood”
Adopt this book: Sherwood Anderson, Collected Stories
Stephen Crane, “An Episode of War”
Meet S. J. Perelman, the “writer’s writer” who was audacious, original, and funny
Edith Wharton, “Miss Mary Pask”
Burning Boy: Paul Auster on the Extraordinary Life and Work of Stephen Crane
Zora Neale Hurston, “John Redding Goes to Sea”
Shangyang Fang: Hearing the “meticulous music” in contemporary American poetry
Edgar Allan Poe, “The Oval Portrait”
Ray Bradbury: Prophetic visionary, “word-wizard,” and next-door neighbor
Virginia Hamilton and the Transformation of American Children’s Literature
2021 LOA in the Classroom: Students discover never-published novel by Richard Wright
Ben Yagoda: Presenting an O. Henry for the twenty-first century
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