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Mandy Berman’s Favorite Summer Books

The author of Perennials shares five of her summertime staples.

By MANDY BERMAN • 5 months ago
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On Grit and Grittiness: Feminist Novels Set in the West

Author Jamie Harrison shares her favorite feminist tales of the American West.

By JAMIE HARRISON • 5 months ago
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Books That Inspired Jane Green’s Latest Novel, The Sunshine Sisters

From Little Women to Little House, Jane Green finds inspiration in wayward sisters.

By JANE GREEN • 6 months ago
Author Essay

5 of the Quirkiest Characters in Literature

Gail Honeyman, author of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, reflects on some of her favorite idiosyncratic characters.

By GAIL HONEYMAN • 6 months ago
Author Essay

Congratulations, College Graduate! Now Remember: It’s Not About You

Jay Heinrichs, author of Thank You for Arguing, gives recent grads some straightforward advice.

By JAY HEINRICHS • 6 months ago
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Cookbook Author and Memoirist Amy Thielen’s Tasty Reading List

The books she drank and ate and slept with as she wrote the recently published Give a Girl a Knife.

By AMY THIELEN • 6 months ago
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Delia Ephron’s Siracusa Reading List

Marriage, motherhood, friendship, and travel in five books.

By DELIA EPHRON • 6 months ago
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13 Star-Crossed Lovers in Literature

Jardine Libaire, author of White Fur, plumbs the depths of Romeo and Juliet's dilemma.

By JARDINE LIBAIRE • 6 months ago