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Nicholas A. Basbanes

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I've written ten books, the most recent titled "Cross of Snow: A Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow" (June 2020) , which was the recipient of a Public Scholar Research Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in 2016. My previous book, "On Paper: The Everything of Its Two Thousand Year History" was one of three finalists for the 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction awarded by the American Library Association and the Carnegie Corporation; it also was awarded an NEH grant, and was named a best book of the year by six national news organizations. My first book,...

Anne Perry

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Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the William Monk novels, including Dark Assassin and The Shifting Tide, and the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including The Cater Street Hangman, Calandar Square, Buckingham Palace Gardens and Long Spoon Lane. She is also the author of the World War I novels No Graves As Yet, Shoulder the Sky, Angels in the Gloom, At Some Disputed Barricade, and We Shall Not Sleep, as well as six holiday novels, most recently A Christmas Grace. Anne Perry lives in Scotland.