Author Essay

Reading Blind is Best

One author on why you should avoid reading the flap copy.

By Matthew FitzSimmons • 4 months ago
Author Essay

Why Wacky Families Are Fun to Write

Embrace Thanksgiving with help from the author of The Survivor’s Guide to Family Happiness.

By MADDIE DAWSON • 4 months ago
Author Essay

Courting the YA Vote

In The Wrong Side of Right, an author puts the human element back into politics.

By JENN MARIE THORNE • 5 months ago
Author Essay

What Would Babe Do?

Asks Melanie Benjamin, author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue.

By Melanie Benjamin • 5 months ago
Author Essay

Tunnels, Missiles, and Nuclear Panic

Author Greg Mitchell looks at literature and American culture during the Cold War.

By GREG MITCHELL • 5 months ago
Author Essay

Tonight We’re Going to Eat Like it’s 1959

The author of The Longest Night cooks recipes from her novel for her family.

By ANDRIA WILLIAMS • 6 months ago
Author Essay

Bookstores We’ve Loved and Lost

These stores may be shuttered, but their legacy lives on through art and words in this new book.

By Bob Eckstein • 6 months ago
Author Essay

My Boyfriend, Daniel Deronda

Heathcliff and Darcy, step aside. Author Emily Barton only has eyes for George Eliot's hero.

By EMILY BARTON • 6 months ago