Book Discussion on Hawthorne: A Life
Ms. Wineapple talked about her book, Hawthorne: A Life, published by Knopf. The book is a comprehensive biography of writer… read more
Ms. Wineapple talked about her book, Hawthorne: A Life, published by Knopf. The book is a comprehensive biography of writer Nathaniel Hawthorne, author of The Scarlet Letter, The House of Seven Gables, The Blithedale Romance, and a number of other books and stories. Hawthorne was also a contemporary and friend of such well-known figures as Herman Melville, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and U.S. President Franklin Pierce. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
Book Discussion on Posterity: Letters of Great Americans to Their Children
Dorie McCullough Lawson talked about her book Posterity: Letters of Great Americans to Their Children, published by…
Book Discussion on Will in the World: Shakespeare
Mr. Greenblatt talked about his book Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare, published by W.W.…
Book Discussion on Why Read?
Professor Edmundson talks about his book Why Read?, published by Bloomsbury USA. The book is on the relationship…
Book Discussion on Sinclair Lewis: Rebel from Main Street
Mr. Lingeman talked about his biography, Sinclair Lewis: Rebel from Main Street, published by Random…