A very personal essay about the very personal nature of writing.
Carolyn Mackler has returned to the characters of her Printz Honor winning book, The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things , and in this exclusive piece she tells us why.Read more
The author of The Object of My Affection returns with another wry look at an unusual domestic arrangement...Read more
Did Memorial Day weekend sneak up on you like it snuck (sneaked?) up on us? Doesn't matter: We'll always take an extra day to catch up on some reading. Our picks this week include the latest novel from Pulitzer Prize-winner Anne Tyler, an uprising of fascist robots, and the story of how punk rock in Berlin helped tear down that wall.Read more
The author of the 2015 bestseller, "Luckiest Girl Alive" and a hotly-anticipated new thriller, "The Favorite Sister," talks about the difficulties she faced writing a new novel in a new city -- until a bulldog named Bea came to her rescue.Read more
From an upcoming thriller co-written by former president Bill Clinton and James Patterson to a fictional murder at Abraham Lincoln's inaugural ball, these six White House whodunits turn the president and his closest allies into private eyes.
With her follow-up, Legendary, releasing next week, the author of Caraval, one of our favorite young adult books of 2017, talks about her personal five best sequels list.Read more
Sometimes humorously, and sometimes tragically, Roth's novels addressed the enormous social upheavals of the post-war era.Read more
When Neal Thompson and his wife Mary welcomed their sons Leo and Sean into the world, they "wanted to raise them to explore, to take chances, to live." But then the boys hit their teens, and faced with pot-smoking, skate-obsessed kids, Neal began to wonder whether he and Mary had made the right choices. Were the boys somehow "insufficient," or were they "beautiful, vital young men, finding their way"?Read more