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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...
10 Literary Kids We’re Surprised Survived to Adulthood (And Some We’re Not Sure Actually Did)
While extremely difficult childhoods are an understandable conceit in novels (there’s nothing more boring than a healthy, happy upbringing),...
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...
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,...
what to read next
What to Read Next if You Liked
The Long Way Home, Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods, Mean Streak, The Secret Place
The Magician’s Land
The Long Way Home, by Louise Penny, is the 10th volume in the best-selling mystery series featuring Armand Gamache, the (now former) head homicide...
what to read next
What to Read Next If You Liked
Paper Towns, The Goldfinch, Big Little Lies, In the Kingdom of Ice
Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good
Paper Towns, by John Green, has practically everything you could want in a YA novel: a mystery, a revenge plot, an epic road trip, and unrequited love. I...
How to Get Over
Remember when Avatar came out and there was a time when people got so wholly absorbed in its astounding vibrancy that they just kept lurking around movie...
Eat, Drink, Read: Delightful Food & Drink Pairings for Your Next Book Club
In my experience, book clubs are as much about the food, wine, and camaraderie as they are about the books. Your friends may be well-read, but it’s...
pulitzer prize winners
And a Look Back at a Decade of Pulitzer Prize Winners
This week Donna Tartt’s novel The Goldfinch was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in fiction. The spellbinding story of a young boy who survives the tragic...
10 Kinds of Bad Behavior in Donna Tartt’s
There are two kinds of people in this world: those who enjoy a long book based on its content, and those who enjoy a long book simply because it’s...