Book Blog

How introducing my kids to the Wu-Tang Clan reminded me of art’s endurance.

Beyond The Book

We here at the Independent love every piece we run. There are no winners or losers. But all kidding aside, here are November’s winners.

Spotlight Event

Join author Ellen Prentiss Campbell for a discussion in Rockville, MD, this Sat., Dec. 4th, at 2 p.m.!


An occasional series in which writers speak for themselves.

Why not shore up your favorite bookish nonprofit?

Author Q&A

The longtime journalist assesses the Supreme Court’s rightward shift.

Children’s Books

Big new titles perfect for the littles.