20 Books to Help You Navigate Grief

A reading list for one of life’s most universal—and life-altering—experiences.

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Getting Your Wine Right for Book Club

The author of Natural Wine for the People thinks of wine as an entry point to literature.

By ALICE FEIRING • 6 months ago

The Beauty of Multigenerational Novels

Kristan Higgins, author of Life and Other Inconveniences, recommends her favorite family sagas.

By KRISTAN HIGGINS • 7 months ago

Shiny New Summer Paperbacks

The best part about these new releases? You can fit an even dozen in your tote.

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How I Dared to Write About Werewolves (And Still Do)

Linda Godfrey, author of I Know What I Saw, reveals the surprising books that inspired her career in monsters.

By LINDA S. GODFREY • 7 months ago
Author Essay

The Headline That Changed My Life

Bianca Marais, author of If You Want to Make God Laugh, reflects on the impetus of her new novel.

By BIANCA MARAIS • 7 months ago
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How Writing My Book Helped Me Work Through Shame

Laura Sibson, author of The Art of Breaking Things, explores healing after abuse—with her protagonist, Skye.

By LAURA SIBSON • 8 months ago
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In Praise of Reliable Narrators

Author Cristina Alger insists we need reliable female narrators in fiction, now more than ever.

By CRISTINA ALGER • 8 months ago