Author Essay

Which is Better: The Book or its Adaptation?

Author and Hollywood producer Nina Sadowsky reminds us that the book isn't always better than the movie.

By NINA SADOWSKY • 2 months ago
Author Essay

How to Decide What to Read Next

How to Decide author Annie Duke helps you cull your intimidatingly large TBR pile and pick your next book—easily.

By ANNIE DUKE • 3 months ago
Author Essay

5 Books That Shaped Nikita Gill

Nikita Gill, bestselling poet, writer, and Instagram sensation, reflects on her favorite reads.

By NIKITA GILL • 3 months ago
Author Essay

On Writing the Story She’d Wanted to Read

Well-Behaved Indian Women author Saumya Dave wrote the book she'd wished was available to her younger self.

By SAUMYA DAVE • 3 months ago
Author Essay

The Allure of Older Protagonists

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

By DANIEL HORNSBY • 7 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 • 8 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 • 9 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 • 9 months ago