Author Essay

Our Cultural Obsession with Missing Women

Why are there more "gone girls" than "gone guys"? David Bell, author of Bring Her Home, explores.

By DAVID BELL • 5 months ago
Author Essay

On Lying and Auto-fiction

Refuge author Dina Nayeri writes about using her own life—and parents—as inspiration for her fiction.

By DINA NAYERI • 5 months ago
Author Essay

Match the Famous Author to their Pet

Author and illustrator Rowan Hisayo Buchanan creates a matching game with writers and their animal muses.

Author Essay

How to Choose the Best Wine for Book Club

Marissa A. Ross, author of Wine. All the Time., tells us how to find a wine everyone will like—even if they hated the book.

By MARISSA A. ROSS • 6 months ago
Author Essay

The Price of Inheritance

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

By SUSAN RIEGER • 6 months 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 • 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

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 • 6 months ago