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.

Book Blog

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

Author Q&A

An interview with the author of The Stockholm Octavo

Rediscovered Treasures

December's Slow Read is Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset. This is a monthly feature by Patricia Bochi inviting readers to (re)discover a work that’s so rich and delightful it calls for slow reading to appreciate it fully.

Author Q&A

Beggar’s Feast, Randy Boyagoda’s second novel, is a feast of a picaresque tale that explores issues of identity and morality, tradition and modernity.

Author Q&A

The Independent discusses Madeline Miller's book The Song of Achilles winner of the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction.

Author Q&A

Jessica Tuccelli discusses her debut novel, Glow.

Author Q&A

A Q&A with Author A’Lelia Bundles about her great-great-grandmother, the subject of her book On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker.