Author Essay

How Reading Improves Your Health

Ayaz Virji, family physician and author of Love Thy Neighbor, on why books are the new apple a day.

By AYAZ VIRJI • 2 days ago
Author Essay

Keeping My Dad’s Legacy Alive

Beau L'Amour introduces Louis L'Amour's Lost Treasures, a series celebrating the American storyteller.

By BEAU L'AMOUR • 4 days ago
Author Essay

Sharing My Dad with the World

Erin Lee Carr, author of All That You Leave Behind, remembers her father through his life lessons.

By ERIN LEE CARR • 1 week ago
Author Essay

5 Powerful Affirmations You Should Read to Yourself Daily

Let reading empower you today and every day.

By MARC AND ANGEL CHERNOFF • 2 weeks ago
Author Essay

Why We’ll Always Love Small-Town Libraries

Casey Cep, author of Furious Hours, reminds us that small-town libraries are irreplaceable and essential.

By CASEY CEP • 3 weeks ago
Author Essay

When My Mom Gave Me a Library Card

For TV host Shannon Bream, the entire world opened its doors when her mom taught her to love reading.

By SHANNON BREAM • 1 month ago
Author Essay

The Job Offer I Didn’t Take Changed My Life

Jordan Lee Dooley, online inspirational guru and author of Own Your Everyday, shares how her mom sent her down a whole new life path.

By JORDAN LEE DOOLEY • 1 month ago
Author Essay

Notice These Next Time You’re in a Library or Bookstore

Rob Walker, the author of The Art of Noticing, urges book lovers to be more mindful in their favorite spaces.

By Rob Walker • 1 month ago