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A Critic’s Tally of 2017’s Most Overlooked Books

Critics often end up reading more books than they can possibly review in a year. Lorraine Berry rounds up the titles that made this burden a joy to bear.


How Martin Luther King Jr. Improvised His ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech

Author and professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the little-known improvisation of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech.


16 Quotes from Great Authors for Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is here to once again remind us of the importance of free speech and the dangers of censorship, and these 16 quotes can assist.


From Dillard to Baldwin: 10 of the Best Essay Collections to Read Now

These are some of the best essay collections worth your time, covering issues of politics, race, society, nature, religion, relationships, and beyond.


The Beauty of Bibliography in William Zinsser’s Inventing the Truth

Editor's note: This post is the second in a series about books by nonfiction writer and teacher William Zinsser. In a previous post, we covered On Writing Well, and in upcoming posts, we'll cover Writing Places: The Life Journey of a Writer and Teacher and Writing About Your Life: A Journey into the Past.