Author Essay

Novelist Sarah Dunant Corrects the History Books

The author of In the Name of the Family rectifies and rewrites Lucrezia Borgia's bad rap.

By SARAH DUNANT • 2 months ago
Author Essay

The Books My Main Character is Reading

Ryan Ruby, author of The Zero and the One, on the literature his protagonist reads behind bars.

By RYAN RUBY • 2 months ago
Author Essay

Autobiography in The Barrowfields

How Phillip Lewis's fraught relationship with his father inadvertently shaped the writing of his debut novel.

By PHILLIP LEWIS • 3 months ago
Author Essay

Inspiration Among the Bookshelves

One author on her favorite libraries to write in. 

By JENNIFER KLINEC • 3 months ago
Author Essay

Write Like a Girl

Ruth Gilligan shares how she accidentally became a chick lit author.

By RUTH GILLIGAN • 3 months ago
Author Essay

Explore the Setting of your New Favorite Novel

Jennifer Ryan, author of The Chilbury Ladies' Choir, tours her novel's fictional setting.

By JENNIFER RYAN • 3 months ago
Author Essay

Sarah Jio’s Bookshelf

The Always author shares the books that shaped her life and career.

By Sarah Jio • 3 months ago
Author Essay

Mexico Through the Eyes of Expats

20th century greats Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, and Graham Greene found their muse in Mexico.

By JOSH BARKAN • 4 months ago