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Classic Literature

Katie Couric Reports On Harper Lee's Long Lost Novel

It's been nearly 60 years since Harper Lee's first novel "To Kill A Mockingbird" took the literary world by storm. The story chronicled a small Alabama town that was plagued with racial injustice and segregation during the Depression era.  Read More »

8 Facts About "Alice in Wonderland" to Feed Your Curiousity

Happy 150th birthday to Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" (not to be confused with an unbirthday of course). Both Wonderland books, "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through The Looking Glass," have been celebrated for more than a century by fans of all ages. Read More »

Four Lessons from Toni Morrison’s Illustrious Career

Toni Morrison turned 84 today, and she's publishing her eleventh novel, "God Help the Child," in April. In 1988, she won the Pulitzer for her influential book, "Beloved." Then in 1993, she became the first black woman and second American woman to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. Read More »

Harper Lee Shows You’re Never Too Old for a Comeback

The "To Kill a Mockingbird" author will publish her second novel in summer 2015. Read More »

Margaret Mitchell and the Could-Have-Been Scarletts

Margaret Mitchell was born in Atlanta on November 8, 1900. She was a debutante who challenged social restrictions on women at the time as one of Georgia’s first female newspaper reporters. Read More »