Author Interview

A Conversation with Maeve Higgins

The comedian and essayist sounds off on Rent the Runway and tells us what Neil deGrasse Tyson is truly like.


5 Books for Coping with Loss

Losing a loved one is never easy—as these characters know all too well.

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Six Picks: Books Nominated for “The Great American Read” on PBS

Abbe and Emma recommend six books nominated for "The Great American Read" on PBS.

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8 Great Questions

8 Great Questions: Denis Leary

The author and actor confesses his ultimate deathbed read (and loves Joan Didion as much as the rest of us).

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Author Essay

Why Libraries Will Save the World (If We Let Them)

The author of Palaces for the People makes a case for libraries as the heart of our communities.

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8 Books that Prove Democracy Will Triumph

The author of The Last Palace and former U.S. ambassador shares books that inspire hope for our future.

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Which March Sister Are You?

Are you a Jo, a Beth, a Meg, or an Amy? Find out, then re-read Little Women to celebrate its 150th anniversary!

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16 Back-to-School Books for Your Brain

A RIF-approved syllabus for lifelong learners.

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