All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai

Start reading the novel Andy Weir calls "a thrilling tale of time travel and alternate timelines."

By Elan Mastai

The Story Behind Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

For over 30 years, AP Special Correspondent Hugh Mulligan's Christmas columns captured the true meaning of holiday spirit. Here, he shares the back story behind Ebenezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim.

By HUGH MULLIGAN • 4 weeks ago
Your Reading Life

25 Books That Shaped These Authors

From Agatha Christie to Tolkien to Elizabeth Gilbert and Seamus Heaney, 25 authors reveal the books they received as gifts that went on to affect their own writing.

By • 4 weeks ago

The Poem That Introduced Santa Claus to the World

AP Special Correspondent Hugh Mulligan captures the history behind The Night Before Christmas.

By HUGH MULLIGAN • 4 weeks ago

What Robbie Robertson’s Testimony Taught Me about Rock

Editor's insight: Kevin Doughten shares his favorite stories from the Band guitarist's riveting memoir.

By • 1 month ago

The Need to Read


Books Can Be Your Buddies: Dave Hill, Malcolm Gladwell & Dick Cavett

Watch this awkward chat show in which author Malcolm Gladwell suspects comedic writer Dave Hill of plagiarism.

By • 1 month ago
Author Essay

A Clueless Man’s Guide To Publishing

Sam Weinman navigates the long and winding road to that first book deal.

By SAM WEINMAN • 1 month ago
Author Interview

An Interview with Mark Lewisohn

The world's leading Beatles historian tells Read it Forward about his meticulous research, his love of libraries and his ever-changing favorite song.

By • 1 month ago
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