Just Kids

Legendary artist Patti Smith’s critically acclaimed memoir; winner of the National Book Award. More

Caedmon Records and Audiobooks

In 1952, Barbara Cohen and Marianne Roney, a pair of recent college graduates, wrote a letter to Welsh poet Dylan Thomas that contained an unusual business proposal. More

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Pulitzer Prize winner; considered one of the classic works of creative nonfiction of the late twentieth century. More

Frank Warren

The book that set a course. At The Book Thing in Baltimore I saw a man persistently searching over the used-book shelves. More

Ariel

Plath’s landmark poetry collection; includes “Ariel,” “Daddy,” and “Lady Lazarus.” More

The 42nd Parallel

The first volume of the “brilliantly original” (Alfred Kazan) U.S.A. trilogy, a landmark of modernism. More

Essays of E. B. White

Classic collection by one of the greatest essayists of our time, Pulitzer Prize–winning author E. B. White. More

The Bell Jar

A haunting classic that chronicles the breakdown of a brilliant, talented, successful young woman. More