Beyond The Book

Biography lovers will gorge on a feast during this spring’s publishing season, which runs from March through August.

Essay

John Dos Passos’ memoir The Best Times is a readable pleasure using smell, sight and sound to delight readers with a sensory feast.

Essay

Writing about real people is probably the No. 1 issue writers of personal stories, whether memoir, personal essay or newspaper column, worry about.

Book List

A baker's dozen of the most anticipated biographies of the year.

Beyond The Book

David E. Kendall provides a perspective on this memoir chronicling the horror, hope and courage of the civil rights movement.

Essay

Charged with emotion and heroics, this is the story of one soldier who went above and beyond the call of duty to serve and protect.

Author Q&A

Tom Glenn, the author of Friendly Casualties, a book about Vietnam, asked two other writers who have published books about that war - Karl Marlantes and Grady Smith - to explain why they wrote.

Book Blog

As part of The Independent’s honoring of Memorial Day, Tom Glenn writes about books on war.