Bookshelf

Books You Read in College as an English Major

14 classic novels you can finally read for pleasure—instead of homework.

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Bookshelf

Books You Read in College as a History Major

A reading syllabus for history buffs and Hamilton fans.

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Author Essay

On Writing About Nazis

Author Martha Hall Kelly on inhabiting her characters—even when they have nothing in common.

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Author Interview

An Interview with Curtis Sittenfeld

Read it Forward talks to Curtis Sittenfeld about Austen, class, courtship and The Bachelor.

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Bookshelf

Books About Teleportation

Peter Clines, author of sci-fi thriller The Fold, ponders the benefits of teleportation.

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Your Reading Life

Explore the Literary History of Paris

Famous authors, books, and the City of Light.

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Author Essay

Fear of Flying Virtualized

Erica Jong writes about rediscovering Fear of Flying through her fans—Facebook and otherwise.

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Author Interview

An Interview with Erik Larson

The bestselling author talks to Read it Forward about Dead Wake, his research and writing process...and Oreos.

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