Bookshelf

10 Books by Black Writers that Expanded My Sense of the Possible

The winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Debut Novel Prize reflects on her literary predecessors.

By LADEE HUBBARD • 3 weeks ago
Article

8 Games to Amp Up Your Holiday Gatherings

Bring together friends and family with punny word games, puzzles, and more.

By POTTER GIFT • 4 weeks ago
Author Essay

Enchiladas As Love Letters

The Proposal author talks showing love through food (in fiction, and in life).

By JASMINE GUILLORY • 1 month ago
Author Essay

How to Be a Couple Writing about a Couple

The Mr. Nice Guy authors talk the traps (and perks!) of writing about a couple (who write about each other).

By JENNIFER MILLER and JASON FEIFER • 1 month ago
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On Reading to Oneself

Sneak a peek into The William H. Gass Reader, a literary feast of selections chosen by Gass himself.

By WILLIAM H. GASS • 1 month ago
Author Essay

To All the Authors I’ve Loved Before

A.J. Jacobs, author of Thanks a Thousand, thanks the authors of books he remembers fondly.

By A.J. JACOBS • 1 month ago
Bookshelf

5 of the Spookiest Books Ever Written

Light some candles, check under the bed, and read at your own risk.

By FRAN KRAUSE • 2 months ago
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Start Reading The Bullet Journal Method

The creator of the global sensation is back, showing us how to use our Bullet Journals for intentional living.

By RYDER CARROLL • 2 months ago