Your Reading Life

Literature as a Kind of Rorschach Test

Like disparate views of inkblots, new generations see the same art in entirely different ways.


Six Books to Curl Up With When It’s Wintry Outside

When the wind is howling and snowflakes are pricking the windowpane, settle in with a delicious book.

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Books From Across the Pond

The British are coming! The British are coming! These books set in the U.K. are jolly good.

By • 3 days ago
Monthly Favorites

RIF’s Favorite Reads of February 2017

Helping you sort out the best from the rest published this month.

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Author Essay

Write Like a Girl

Ruth Gilligan shares how she accidentally became a chick lit author.

By RUTH GILLIGAN • 4 days ago

Judge A Book: The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler

Could you guess what this book is about just by looking at the cover? Watch these passersby try.

By • 5 days ago

Yiyun Li on the Life-Changing Quality of Literature

The author of Dear Friend, From My Life I Write to You in Your Life on books that make the world seem larger.

By YIYUN LI • 6 days ago
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