Author Essay

Truth Behind Fiction: Discovering A Place Called Winter

Novelist Patrick Gale follows the trail of his "Cowboy Grandpa" and finds himself, and his family, on the Canadian frontier.

By Patrick Gale • 4 years ago
Author Essay

The Books of Summer

Karen White, author of Flight Patterns, on what makes a great summer read

By Karen White • 4 years ago
Author Essay

Emma Straub’s Bookshelf

Get a sneak peek inside author Emma Straub's bookshelf and the reads that inspired Modern Lovers.

By Emma Straub • 4 years ago
Author Essay

The Minimalist’s Bookshelf: 10 Books I’ll Never Part With

Minimalist Joshua Becker, author of The More of Less, draws the line at giving away these books.

By Joshua Becker • 4 years ago
Author Essay

Memorial Day in Jefferson’s America

Author Julie M. Fenster imagines the holiday through the eyes of Thomas Jefferson

By Julie M. Fenster • 4 years ago
Author Essay

The Books Rufi Thorpe Loves That No One Else Has Read

The author of Dear Fang, With Love recommends five books to track down and read immediately.

By RUFI THORPE • 4 years ago
Author Essay

Marnie’s Necklace

A tale of good karma.

By JULIETTE FAY • 4 years ago
Author Essay

On Writing About Nazis

Author Martha Hall Kelly on inhabiting her characters—even when they have nothing in common.

By Martha Hall Kelly • 4 years ago