Author Essay

Along for the Read

Audiobooks in Mom's car: the soundtrack of my childhood.

By ELISABETH COHEN • 1 year ago
Author Essay

The Perfect Fit

How my mother adorned me in books and in clothes—all with impeccable taste.

By Margot Singer • 1 year ago
Author Essay

Adventures In Bedtime Stories

I love reading to my daughter (if I love the book she chooses).

By CHLOE ESPOSITO • 1 year ago
Author Essay

The Boy, He Will Be Fine

What a son learned from reading The Country Bunny with his mother.

By LIAM CALLANAN • 1 year ago
Author Essay

My Mom as My Greatest Inspiration—and My Greatest Critic

How she shaped me as a reader, a writer, and a person.

By JENNA BLUM • 1 year ago
Author Essay

What Memory Means to Me

After her husband's stroke and severe memory loss, Allison Pataki reevaluates what it means to remember.

By ALLISON PATAKI • 1 year ago
Author Essay

Independent Bookstores As a Way to Combat Hate

Sally Kohn discusses indie bookstores as "connection spaces"—and how deeply we need them in our divisive times.

By SALLY KOHN • 1 year ago
Author Essay

Reflections on Between the World and Me

The author of House of Rougeaux unfolds some of the ever-resounding messages in Coates' memoir.

By JENNY JAECKEL • 1 year ago