The Guest List

Ten Tales of Migrations, Long and Short

Paul Salopek

From haiku to epic, these works span space and time

The Long 20th Century of Terror

Robert Zaretsky

A history in ten books

A List for Reading Dangerously

Susan Casey

Ten tales of riveting adventure

Leaving Home

Naomi Jackson

Ten books about exile and displacement

A Secretary’s Nightstand

John Churchill

Eleven books to read in retirement (or whenever)

Ten Tales from China

Susan Barker

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

Thirteen for Halloween

Michael Dirda

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

List, List, O List!

Sandra M. Gilbert

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

One Hundred Best American Novels, 1770 to 1985 (a Draft)

David Handlin

A reading enthusiast’s list

Favorite Science Books

Josie Glausiusz

These classic titles are worth a read