Bookshelf

The Price of Luxury: 18 Books about Capitalism and Clothes

Barbara Bourland, author of I'll Eat When I'm Dead, shares what she read while writing her forthcoming murder mystery set at a fashion magazine.

By BARBARA BOURLAND
Your Reading Life

The Book You Love that No One Else Has Heard of

I’m honestly not sure why the book Moscow to the End of the Line warrants blank stares when I mention it’s one of my favorite reads.

By • 4 years ago
Author Essay

“Things I Wish I Would Have Said”: Shani Boianjiu on Tour

"There are things I wish I would have said to people in other countries," admits Shani Boianjiu when reflecting on her recent book tour.

By Shani Boianjiu • 4 years ago
Author Essay

Jenni Fagan on “the Girl with a Shark’s Heart”: NPR Interview

"I was interested in developing in a character . . . who's uncomfortable to be around sometimes but that you're very compelled by."

By Jenni Fagan, author of The Panopticon • 4 years ago
Your Reading Life

Sometimes a Lady Is in the Mood for a Fairytale

I wanted new romance, with fresh obstacles to overcome! I wanted the happily ever after, and I wanted it now.

By • 4 years ago
Your Reading Life

Giving It Away or Keeping It on the Shelves

There are two basic options for what to do with a book once it’s finished: place it back on the bookshelf or pass it on to someone else.

By • 4 years ago
Your Reading Life

To Bookmark or Not to Bookmark?

"I don't use bookmarks," admits RIF editor Kira Walton. "I have nothing against them, I just never got in the habit."

By • 4 years ago
Your Reading Life

Welcome to Jurassic Park … and to Reading: Movie Adaptations Create Voracious New Readers

Eight-year-old Emily Ansara Baines couldn't wait for her dad to read Jurassic Park to her. So she read it herself, and Emily the Reader was born.

By • 4 years ago
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