Letter from C. S. Lewis

In this letter to Collins publisher Billy Collins, dated November 1954, C. S. Lewis—author of The Chronicles of Narnia series, Mere Christianity, and The Screwtape Letters, among others—outlines what he sees as his three types of “literary output”: “A. Religious and General. B. Fiction. C. Academic.” More

The Alchemist

An inspirational phenomenon; one of the bestselling books in history. More

Henry Huggins

The debut novel from Newbery Medal–winning author Beverly Cleary. More

The Giving Tree

Poignant, game-changing picture book for readers of all ages that has been a favorite for generations. More

Stuart Little

White’s beloved classic about a small mouse on a big adventure is a perennial bestseller. More

Wicked

Bestseller that is the basis for the hit Tony Award–winning Broadway musical. More

Magician

Bestselling epic fantasy masterpiece that launched Feist’s career and influenced a generation of modern fantasy authors. More

The Inklings

Clive Staples Lewis (better known as C. S. Lewis) loved nothing more than sitting in the back room of his favorite pub, The Eagle and Child, surrounded by his closest literary friends, including J. R. R. Tolkien. More

The Boy in the Dress

The sharp and funny first novel for children from bestselling publishing phenomenon David Walliams. More

C.S. Lewis and Christianity

Born in 1898 in Belfast, Clive Staples Lewis lost his faith in Christianity at a young age after his mother died and he was sent away to boarding school. More

HarperOne

In 1977, a handful of Harper & Row employees from the Religious Books Department moved from New York to San Francisco to focus on titles pertaining to mind, body, and spirit. More

Sabriel

A revolutionary story that made Nix a rising star in the fantasy genre. More