Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Signal-boosting the virtual book launch of Nick’s new book, to be hosted live by Knopf and the National Park Service on June 2 at 7:00 p.m. Tune in to hear Nick discuss Cross of Snow, his new literary biography of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The program will include illustrated remarks by Basbanes, discussion with

In a letter dated January 20, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt waxed poetic with British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, scribbling some verses from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "Sail on, O Ship of State!" FDR preceded the patriotic lines, originally written in 1849, with these words, "I think this verse
Coming up this weekend is the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair. Whether you're in the market for a first edition of Louisa May Alcott's Flower Fables (at Second Life Books of Lanesborough, MA) or a unique Bonnie and Clyde crime collection (including bullets, at