Your Reading Life

Banned Books: It All Comes Down to Sex

Reading formerly banned books, you become a literary scavenger of the past—it’s impossible to read these works without analyzing the time from which they came.

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Bookshelf

YA Books that Adults will Love

We were all young adults once.

By • 4 days ago
Monthly Favorites

RIF’s Favorite Reads of September

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

By • 5 days ago
Podcast

Episode 11: Curtis Sittenfeld

The author of Prep discusses her modern-day send-up of Pride and Prejudeice.

By • 7 days ago
Author Essay

Milestones, Marvels and Me

Author Rion Amilcar Scott on the importance of black comics in his development as a writer.

By RION AMILCAR SCOTT • 1 week ago
Bookshelf

Gripping Books About Cults

These fascinating reads give insight into worlds—real and imagined—that we know nothing about.

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Bookshelf

14 Books to Read with Your Sister

Blood or not, the bonds of sisterhood run deep. Read these with your best gal pals.

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Author Essay

Marisa Silver’s Writing Space

The author of Little Nothing gives Read it Forward a peek into her seaside-inspired office.

By Marisa Silver • 2 weeks ago