A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • “A beautiful and deeply moving book.”—Sally Rooney, author of Normal People
An engrossing group portrait of five women writers, including Virginia Woolf, who moved to London’s Mecklenburgh Square in search of new freedom in their lives and work.
Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2020 by Buzzfeed, Library Journal, The Millions, and The Rumpus
Effortlessly blending biography, criticism, and memoir, National Book Award–winning poet and best-selling memoirist Mark Doty explores his personal quest for Walt Whitman.
Writer and critic Vivian Gornick’s long-unavailable classic exploring how Left politics gave depth and meaning to American life
How a leading writer of the Lost Generation became America’s most famous farmer and inspired the organic food movement.
The timely, never-before-told story of five brilliant, passionate women who, in the early 1960s, converged at the newly founded Radcliffe Institute for Independent Study and became friends as well as artistic collaborators, and who went on to shape the course of feminism in ways that are still felt today.
This book reveals the captivating travels and adventures of Arthur Conan Doyle--the creator of Sherlock Holmes.
An illustrated edition of Gertrude Stein's most well-known work, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, bursting with the bright, sophisticated, and fanciful images of artist Maira Kalman
An engaging, intimate portrait of Emily Dickinson, one of America’s greatest and most-mythologized poets, that sheds new light on her groundbreaking poetry.
A virtual memoir in letters by the beloved creator of the Moomins
Tove Jansson’s works, even her famed Moomin books, fairly teem with letters of one kind or another, from messages bobbing in bottles to whole epistolary novels.
2019 National Book Award Finalist
"Reading it will change you, perhaps forever.” —San Francisco Chronicle
“Astonishing, powerful, so important at this time.” --Margaret Atwood
“Gorgeous, symphonic, tender, and brilliant, My Autobiography of Carson McCullers is a monumental achievement." -Carmen Maria Machado
One of the Most Anticipated Books of the Year: Vogue, Parade, Esquire, Bitch, and Maclean’s
A New York Times and Washington Post Book to Watch