The Unwritten Book

By Samantha Hunt

The Unwritten Book

This unusual, challenging work will resonate with (some) readers.

Portable Magic: A History of Books and Their Readers

An elegant look at literature’s transformative power.

Novelist as a Vocation

By Haruki Murakami; translated by Philip Gabriel and Ted Goossen

Novelist as a Vocation

A master offers insight into his craft.

How to Live. What to Do.

The great books have long been lighting the way.

Rip Van Winkle’s Republic: Washington Irving in History and Memory

Appraising a 19th-century master through a 21st-century lens.

Blurb Your Enthusiasm: An A-Z of Literary Persuasion

A congenial consideration of the words that lure us inside the covers.