Biography & Memoir
A provocative interpretation of why classical music in America “stayed white”—how it got to be that way and what can be done about it.
A Pulitzer Prize–winning critic reflects on the meaning and emotional impact of a Bach masterwork.
A biography of one of America’s most popular and misunderstood authors, John Steinbeck.
The extraordinary true story of Polish-Jewish child refugees who escaped the Nazis and found refuge in Iran.
Michael Gorra, one of America’s most preeminent literary critics, asks how we read William Faulkner in the twenty-first century.