Author Essay

The Allure of Older Protagonists

There is always still room for revision, expansion, and squeezing out even more meaning.

By DANIEL HORNSBY • 2 months ago
Author Essay

What Road Trips Add to a Story

The literary road and the real road are very different, but both are very important in character development and telling a story.

By VANESSA VESELKA • 2 months ago
Author Essay

How Books Can Help Us in Times of Transition

Reading plays a large role in helping people find meaning, purpose, and direction in times of uncertainty.

By BRUCE FEILER • 3 months ago
Author Essay

The Magic of New York City in Life and in Literature

New York is a city of complex stories.

By LEE CONELL • 4 months ago

10 Ways to Get Yourself Out of a Reading Slump

When you feel like reading is difficult, try some of these tips.

By • 4 months ago
Author Essay

Watching Shirley on the Big Screen

Susan Scarf Merrell, author of Shirley, walks us through watching her novel unfold in the movie adaptation.

By SUSAN SCARF MERRELL • 4 months ago
Author Essay

How to Create a Relaxing Reading Environment

Put some careful thought and planning into curating a cozy reading space.

By TANYA LICHTENSTEIN • 5 months ago

Why Are the Men in My Life so Averse to Fiction?

Dear men, there really is no excuse for not reading fiction.

By • 5 months ago