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 • 7 months 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 • 7 months 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 • 7 months ago
Author Essay

Was Glinda the Good Witch our First Feminist Icon?

Elizabeth Letts, author of Finding Dorothy, argues that before The Wizard of Oz, good witches didn't exist.

By ELIZABETH LETTS • 9 months ago
Author Essay

The Sexually Fluid Shakespeare: Who Did The Bard Really Love?

James Anthony, author of Shakespeare’s Sonnets, Retold, on the Bard's fluid sexual orientation.

By JAMES ANTHONY • 12 months ago
Author Essay

Nietzsche and the Early Feminists

Philosopher Nietzsche was uniquely insightful for a man of his time.

By SUE PRIDEAUX • 1 year ago
Author Essay

Josie Silver’s Favorite Classic Holiday Movies

Josie Silver, author of One Day in December, reveals how her favorite holiday movies inspired her novel.

By JOSIE SILVER • 1 year ago
Author Essay

3 Ways to Finish Your Next Book

Jon Acuff, author of Finish, shares three key writing strategies for finishing your next book.

By JON ACUFF • 1 year ago