Bookshelf

14 Books to Sweep You Away

Skip the airport lines and let these novels transport you to other worlds—no passport required.

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7 Books We “Like” about Social Media

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5 Books About Coming to America

Stories of the immigrant experience remain as important as ever.

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Article

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From Marcus Aurelius to taggable book quotes: why we're compelled to track our reads.

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Author Interview

An Interview with Ben and Jen Percy

The authors (and siblings!) discuss their unorthodox upbringing and surprises behind their thrilling books.

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Article

The Poetic Persistence of Sharon Olds

Why critics can't handle the poet's honest depictions of life, death, and women.

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Video

Last Minute Book Report: The Sound and the Fury

Emmy-winner and PBS host Faith Salie gives us a full report on Faulkner's classic novel.

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Monthly Favorites

RIF’s Favorite Reads of September 2017

Helping you sort out the best from the rest published this month.

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