Author Essay

The Perfect Martinis to Pair with Your Favorite Books

The Martini Cocktail author recommends top-notch variations of literature's favorite drink.

By ROBERT SIMONSON • 2 days ago
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The Literary Witches Oracle

A celebration of famous female writers who serve as wise guides for personal reflection.

By TAISIA KITAISKAIA • 6 days ago
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Why Every Book Club Needs Food

The author of Tasting Grace talks the joy of food (and shares her potato-bacon torte recipe!).

By MELISSA D'ARABIAN • 1 week ago
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10 Words We All Should Use Again

Here are ten old words worth resurrecting. 

By JOE GILLARD • 2 weeks ago
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Why We Need Novels to Bring History to Life

Carolina De Robertis, author of Cantoras, pays tribute to the real women who inspired her novel.

By CAROLINA DE ROBERTIS • 3 weeks ago
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How to Host the Ultimate Book Club Brunch

Waylynn Lucas, author of Sunny-Side Up and a judge on Cake Wars, shares recipes for an epic brunch.

By WAYLYNN LUCAS • 3 weeks ago
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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 • 4 weeks ago
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The Necessity of Young Protagonists in Adult Literature

Alan Bradley, author of the Flavia de Luce series, explains why we need these younger heroes.

By ALAN BRADLEY • 1 month ago