The Guest List

Six Books for Earth Day

These underrated nature writers bring the great outdoors to your living room

by Becca Cudmore | Friday, April 26, 2019

Five Great Irish Films

A list of classic Irish movies not made by John Ford

by Ruth Barton | Monday, March 18, 2019

Ten Tales of Migrations, Long and Short

From haiku to epic, these works span space and time

by Paul Salopek | Friday, November 04, 2016

The Long 20th Century of Terror

A history in ten books

by Robert Zaretsky | Thursday, August 18, 2016

A List for Reading Dangerously

Ten tales of riveting adventure

by Susan Casey | Thursday, August 04, 2016

Leaving Home

Ten books about exile and displacement

by Naomi Jackson | Tuesday, July 05, 2016

A Secretary’s Nightstand

Eleven books to read in retirement (or whenever)

by John Churchill | Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Ten Tales from China

From the 7th-century Tang Dynasty to the Beijing Olympics

by Susan Barker | Monday, May 16, 2016

Thirteen for Halloween

Or, how one book critic thinks he can out-spook the Scholar

by Michael Dirda | Wednesday, October 28, 2015

List, List, O List!

A Response to David Handlin’s “One Hundred Best American Novels”

by Sandra M. Gilbert | Thursday, August 14, 2014
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