Your Reading Life

25 Authors on the Best Books They’ve Ever Received

Authors Karin Slaughter, Robert Trachtenberg, Jenni Fagan, and more reveal the literary gifts they’ll never forget.

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Bookshelves Are the New Medicine Cabinets

Don’t Judge A Date By Their Bookshelf ... Unless That Bookshelf is Downright Terrible, Then Judge Away and Write About It For Others To Read

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“I Never Set Out to Write a Book About Female Israeli Soldiers” says Shani Boianjiu

I am not interested in writing stories about heroes. I am far more interested in the darkest inner corners of my characters’ minds.

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Your Reading Life

Top 10 Beach Reads Countdown:
Part Two

Part Two of a summer reading list you’re going to love! The Top 10 Beach Reads Countdown: by RIFers, for RIFers.

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Your Reading Life

Reading Books You Don’t Expect to Like

Have you done this? Have you ever started reading a book even though you don't think you're going to like it? And then you do? Let's confess in the comments!

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Your Reading Life

Top 10 Beach Reads Countdown:
Part One

Here's a summer reading list you're going to love! The Top 10 Beach Reads Countdown: by RIFers, for RIFers.

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Kristen Iversen Tells the Story Behind Full Body Burden

"Full Body Burden not only took ten years of research and writing," reveals author Kristen Iversen, "but it proved to be a turning point in my life."

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Author Essay

Kristiana Kahakauwila on Writing
This Is Paradise

"I wished to draw out Hawai`i’s complicated nature," says Kristiana Kahakauwila. "Its anger, its sadness, its generosity, and its sense of history reverberating into the present."

By Kristiana Kahakauwila, author of THIS IS PARADISE • 3 years ago
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