Author Essay

The Headline that Changed My Life

Bianca Marais, author of If You Want to Make God Laugh, reflects on the impetus of her new novel.

By BIANCA MARAIS • 2 days ago

Six Picks: Delectable Books for Foodies

Abbe and Jess are crazy about food (and books about food).

By • 6 days ago

New Memoirs You Won’t Want to Miss

What do a chess champion, a Gen-X icon, and WHAM! have in common? Stories to tell.

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Author Essay

How Books Make Us Feel Less Alone

The author of How Could She remembers finding hope (and glamour) in the Vintage Contemporaries.

By LAUREN MECHLING • 3 weeks ago

The Invisibility of Chronic Illness in Literature

Just because our illnesses can be invisible doesn't mean we should be.

By • 4 weeks ago
Author Essay

5 Powerful Affirmations You Should Read to Yourself Daily

Let reading empower you today and every day.

Author Essay

Why We’ll Always Love Small-Town Libraries

Casey Cep, author of Furious Hours, reminds us that small-town libraries are irreplaceable and essential.

By CASEY CEP • 2 months ago
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 • 2 months ago