Books by Mary McCarthy
NPR stories about Mary McCarthy
That diploma you worked so hard for can come with a lot of pressure. No worries, class of 2010. Lizzie Skurnick recommends three books about what happens when a diploma is followed by disaster.
The act of passing on a passion is one of the greatest gifts you can give. Book critic Maureen Corrigan promises that the books on this list — mostly slim, unforgettable volumes about places or things that the writers themselves deeply love — are merrily infectious.