Excerpt

Start Reading The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis

This stunning novel imagines the lives of the women who inhabited New York's infamous Barbizon Hotel.

By Fiona Davis
Author Essay

Violence and Making Sense: an Essay from Jay Caspian Kang

Cho Seung-Hui, the shooter in the Virginia Tech massacre, was a Korean American from the South who had entered college with dreams, however mangled and bizarre, of becoming a writer. That same sentence could have been written about me.

By Jay Caspian Kang, author of The Dead Do Not Improve • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

The Most Unforgettable “Mom” You’ve Ever Read?

We asked members of the Read It Forward community to tell us about unforgettable literary Moms.

By • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

What’s Your Favorite Mother’s Day Book?

What's your favorite Mother's Day book? It could be a book you've given as a gift to a mom in your life, a book with an unforgettable "Mom" character, or a book you're hoping to get this Mother's Day! Tell us in a comment!

By • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

Reader Spotlight: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

"The story was so very well-written that it stayed in my head after I was done," says RIFer Elizabeth. "I actually went back and read the last chapter again the following day. I look forward to hearing more from Anthony Marra."

By • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Q&A with Kevin Kwan, Author of Crazy Rich Asians

Read It Forward talks with author Kevin Kwan about Crazy Rich Asians, the outrageously funny debut novel that bestselling author Plum Sykes says is "like a Chinese Dallas meets Pride and Prejudice."

By Kevin Kwan, author of CRAZY RICH ASIANS • 3 years ago
Article

You Never Really Know the Hearts and Minds of Others

Nichole Bernier - author of The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. - shares a list of books that remind us you never really know the hearts and minds of others.

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Article

A (Highly Opinionated) Bibliography of Chicago Novels

Gary Krist, author of City of Scoundrels, shares a (highly opinionated) bibliography of Chicago novels, including classics like Sister Carrie and Native Son as well as some little-known gems.

By • 3 years ago
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