Some of literature's most beautiful romances are featured. Also: the many forms of love, from family to passion to the unrequited type; and how America's best-loved novels reflect the things people do for love.
Why literature's most notorious villains began behaving badly. Many weren't born evil, but became that way when faced with some of the same choices people make every day. Included: what these villains can teach people about their own dark impulses.
Follow the trials and tribulations of some of literature's favorite protagonists. From Katniss Everdeen to Don Quixote, examine how these everyday heroes and anti-heroes find their inner strength, overcome challenges and rise to the occasion.
Explore the ways that America's best-loved novels answer the age-old question, "Who am I?" From life lessons to spiritual journeys, these books help people understand their own identities and find their place in the world.