Why Were Americans Obsessed With Ghosts in the 1940s?
In 1940s America, two folklorists undertook the task of collecting and studying the "modern" ghost stories of their time.
A Bag of Old Songs from Elsewhere
Sidney Robertson Cowell might be starting to get the attention her rich life, first-rate writing, and broad work as an ethnomusicologist deserve.
Stranded on the Island of the Blue Dolphins: The True Story of Juana Maria
Juana Maria, the lost woman of San Nicolas island, is as famous for her namelessness as for the lonely adventure she endured.