Your Reading Life

What Does It Mean to Have ‘Read’ a Book?

Have you ever lied and said you finished a book when you hadn't? Here's why.

By • 12 months ago
Bookshelf

A Cornucopia of Dystopia

7 recent glimpses into our (pretty bleak) future.

By • 12 months ago
Article

The *Actual* List of Books That Saved My Life

You asked for it—Jonathan Russell Clark delivers the list of every book he's read in the last eleven years.

By • 12 months ago
Your Reading Life

The Gap* in Literary Art

*As in, the abstract—not the store.

By • 1 year ago
Bookshelf

The Difficult Second Album

7 second novels that surpass the greatness of the firsts.

By • 1 year ago
Bookshelf

Auspicious Beginnings: 7 Excellent, (Mostly) Recent Debuts

These first novels are earth-shatteringly good.

By • 1 year ago
Bookshelf

Rethinking the Novel

12 books that will make you reconsider what fiction can be.

By • 1 year ago
Article

12 Books of Poetry You Should Read Right Now

A dozen poets who will make you see the present—and the past—in a new light.

By • 1 year ago