As celebrity culture developed in 19th century England, authors were at turns celebrated and celebrators of artists they admired.
Though considered a limited artist, Martin Droeshout engraved the only portrait of Shakespeare, which appeared on the cover of the first folio.
The metaphor isn't just a literary device; it informs our conceptual understanding of language and the world.
Mark Vanhoenacker, pilot and onetime PhD candidate in East African history speaks about Skyfaring, his debut book about aviation.
We've made available two poems each by Ellen Bryant Voigt and Ben Lerner, 2015 recipients of the MacArthur "Genius" Grant.