The author John le Carré, who real name is David Cornwall, is the subject of both a recent biography and his own brand new memoir, The Pigeon Tunnel.
For James Baldwin (1924-1987), the fundamental premises of American society needed revisiting. How we might view #BlackLivesMatter through his lens.
Celebrate El Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, through the rich literary traditions of our JSTOR poets and writers.
Sylvia Plath was born on October 27, 1932, and became in her short life one of the most influential poets of the era.
Reduplication is a widespread linguistic process in which a part or an exact copy of a word is repeated, often for morphological or syntactic reasons (but not always).
We asked JSTOR Daily readers what books they remembered most from childhood. Mrs. Piggle Wiggle is one of them.
Writers have long run their own small presses in order to publish voices that might otherwise stay silent.
Bob Dylan was been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."
The National Book Awards Shortlist has been announced and wouldn't you know, many of the authors honored have work in JSTOR.
Happy 50th birthday to novelist, poet, and filmmaker Sherman Alexie. Learn about “one of the major lyric voices of our time" through his work.