Author Essay

The Price of Inheritance

Susan Rieger, author of The Heirs, ponders the steep cost of the dangling inheritance.

By SUSAN RIEGER • 6 days ago
Author Essay

7 Modern Austen Adaptations

Hillary Manton Lodge, author of Jane of Austin, on her favorite reinterpretations of Austen's work.

By HILLARY MANTON LODGE • 2 weeks 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 • 3 weeks ago
Author Essay

12 Songs to Pull You Out of Your Despair Spiral

To celebrate the paperback of Party of One, former MTV host Dave Holmes made us a much-needed playlist.

By DAVE HOLMES • 3 weeks 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 • 3 weeks ago
Author Essay

Val Emmich’s Bookshelf

Actor, singer-songwriter, and author of The Reminders shows us his most meaningful titles.

By Val Emmich • 4 weeks ago
Author Essay

Portrait Revolution

Julia Kay’s new book features hundreds of portrait artists and sheds light on their artistic process.

By JULIA L. KAY • 1 month ago
Author Essay

The Enduring Relevance of Othello

Tracy Chevalier on why she set her modern adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy on the school playground.

By TRACY CHEVALIER • 1 month ago