Author Interview

A Conversation with Clemantine Wamariya

The author speaks on the joy and trauma of writing her memoir, and how home is infinitely more than a physical space.

Monthly Favorites

RIF’s Favorite Reads of April 2018

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

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Books that Celebrate the Earth Around Us

These titles will help you understand how incredible the earth is—and how it's being affected by humankind.

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Great American Reads: How Many Have You Read?

This summer, The Great American Read series on PBS will narrow down America's favorite novel from 100 to 1.

By • 3 days ago

Middlemarch Meets Meg Wolitzer

Echoes abound in The Female Persuasion, but Wolitzer's newest shares its roots with Eliot's classic.

By • 4 days ago

What I’m Reading: Clemantine Wamariya

Clemantine Wamariya, co-author of The Girl Who Smiled Beads, tells us about three books that inspire her.

By • 6 days ago

6 Books by Modern Russian Authors

The land that brought us Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky is still home to dynamic literary voices.

By • 7 days ago
Author Essay

Falling in (and out) of love with The L Word

The author of Would You Rather? reflects on the complicated legacy of the pioneering queer-lady show.

By KATIE HEANEY • 1 week ago
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