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14 Unique and Innovative Short Story Collections

Celebrate National Short Story Month with this roundup of stories that are unlike others you've read before.

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Writing as a Means of Survival

After being run over by an eighteen-wheeler, author Katie McKenna found that writing was the only way she could survive.

By KATIE MCKENNA • 4 weeks ago
Author Essay

Home is a Moving Target

Brendan Jones, author of The Alaskan Laundry, wonders if home is something you build, or if it's something you're born into.

By BRENDAN JONES • 4 weeks ago
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Books That Take Risks With Structure—and Live To Tell The Tale

Laura Barnett, author of The Versions of Us, picks seven novels that play with the constructs of linear time.

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14 Books That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

Camille Perri, author of the dryly funny novel The Assistants, suggests 14 wry and witty books that will have you chuckling.

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8 Surprising Metaphors that Come from Sports

How many of these do you use every day?

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Your Reading Life

Good News for Book and Chocolate Lovers

Books and chocolate—these are a few of my favorite things.

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Author Essay

Paris: Never the Same Place Twice

The magic of Paris is that it changes to suit you at any age.

By CHRISTINA HENRY DE TESSAN • 1 month ago