Bookshelf

7 Books About Art and Artists

Putting art, music and film into words.

By Anna North • 9 hours ago
Author Essay

On What Moves the Stars

The connection between Dante and grief.

By JOSEPH LUZZI • 3 days ago
Monthly Favorites

RIF’s Favorite Reads of July

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

By • 4 days ago
Bookshelf

14 Posthumous Classics from the 14th Century to the Present

For all their brilliance, great authors cannot avoid the inevitability of their own deaths.

By • 2 weeks ago
Article

The Hottest Books of the Summer

These reads—all publishing this summer—will keep you busy 'til Labor Day.

By • 3 weeks ago
Monthly Favorites

RIF’s Favorite Reads of June

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

By • 4 weeks ago
Bookshelf

Daddy Lessons: What We’ve Learned from Literature

In honor of Father's Day, we celebrate some of literature's most complex father figures.

By • 1 month ago
Author Essay

A Father’s Letter to his Daughter

Ron Fournier, author of Love That Boy, gives parenting advice to his daughter, Holly.

By Ron Fournier • 1 month ago