Author Essay

An Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild

Aidan Campbell, who journeyed into the Alaskan Arctic National Wildlife Refuge with her father, pauses to reflect on another daughter lost to the wilderness.

By AIDAN CAMPBELL • 3 weeks ago

Books Every Woman Must Read by the Time She’s 20

Or whenever. No pressure.

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Books with Eccentric Mothers

Because sometimes you don't get the mother you hoped for.

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Author Essay

Writing as a Means of Survival

After being run over by an eighteen-wheeler, author Katie McKenna found that writing was the only way she could survive.

By KATIE MCKENNA • 4 weeks ago
Author Essay

Carving Out a Place to Write in Paris

Nadja Spiegelman retreats to Paris to work on her memoir about the intricacies of mother-daughter relationships—if only she could find a place to write.

By NADJA SPIEGELMAN • 1 month ago
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RIF’s Favorite Reads of April

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

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Author Essay

My Years in Provence

One author finds that starting over in the south of France isn't exactly as Mayle described it.