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These 20 Books Are Absolute Dorm Room Essentials
So you’re headed off to college in the fall. Congratulations! It’s going to be both a lot of work and a tremendous karmic shift! You’ll...
reasons i've reread
5 Reasons I’ve Read
So Many Times
The rare Pulitzer Prize-winner that was also a smash commercial hit, Donna Tartt’s 2013 opus The Goldfinch is one for the ages. Almost a young adult...
5 Terrific Novels About Art and Artists
Whenever I hear a novel is about art or artists, I gravitate toward it, because something about that focus on art seems to free fiction writers from their...
skeletons and sweet tea
Totally Mad for Southern Gothic? Five Books You’ve Got to Read.
I grew up in Colorado and went to college in Indiana, and yet somehow all of my favorite English teachers were from the South. They taught me to relish...
sun and sand
The Summer Beach Read IQ Test
The best beach reads feel like a cross between a drowsy nap after a champagne brunch with your girlfriends, and a galloping cross-continental bullet-train...
Three Things You Missed When You Read
In the immortal words of Taylor Swift, “Haters gonna hate hate hate,” which can translate into a bloody-minded contrariness when it comes to...
6 Books in Which the Parents are MIA
Parents complicate things. They force you to change clothes, insist you come home before curfew, and demand to meet the people you’re heading out with...
Spotlight on the Elusive and Brilliant Donna Tartt
Donna Tartt might be one of America’s most mysterious contemporary fiction writers. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author rarely gives interviews, and when...
what to read next
More Books to Read if You Loved
So, you read Gone Girl in one white-knuckled sitting. Then, in no time flat, you tore through our previous suggested list of novels to fill the Gone...
5 Supporting Characters who Deserve Their Own Books
Pity the literary supporting character. Unlike television, which has never met a minor supporting character it doesn’t want to parlay into an uneven,...
A Definitive List of Books for All Vacation Occasions
It’s already July 23, and we need to have a talk: Have you taken a summer vacation yet? Seriously…have you? For real, Americans are notorious for...
10 Characters Who Ended Up With The Wrong People
Very often we turn to books for the satisfaction of a love story well told. If it’s done right, we get all swoony, clutch the tomes to our winsome...