Author Essay

7 Classic Works of Literature that Speak to Me

The author of Know Thyself on the plights of Quixote, Macbeth, Anna Karenina, and their peers.

By INGRID ROSSELLINI • 9 hours ago
Author Essay

What To Read When You’re Expecting

A young mother-to-be finds wisdom—and friendship—in books.

By MEAGHAN O'CONNELL • 1 week ago
Author Essay

Sharing a Kindle—and Much More—With Mom

What started out as a frugal tip turned into the most special book club of my life.

By ELYSSA FRIEDLAND • 1 week ago
Author Essay

My Mother’s Secret Language

A lifetime of communicating with my mother through books, even after she was gone.

By CRISTIN O'KEEFE APTOWICZ • 1 week ago
Author Essay

Where I Belong

Understanding country, identity, and family history from my mother's bookshelves.

By FIONA DAVIS  • 1 week ago
Author Essay

The Empty Nesters’ Tub Full of Books

Sorting, downsizing, and reminiscing on our kids’ love of the Great Illustrated Classics.

By LORI ROY  • 1 week ago
Author Essay

The Stories We Read, The Perspectives We Choose

Life lessons as a mother, a daughter, and a reader.

By DEENA KASTOR • 1 week ago
Author Essay

The Joy of Watching My Daughters Read

Through happy and harrowing times, author Karen Rose recalls reading with her daughters.

By KAREN ROSE • 2 weeks ago