by Jessica Goldstein Posted on June 18, 2014 Updated: June 18, 2014
She's only twelve, but she's a hard twelve. Talking to author Alena Smith about Tween Hobo, Twitter star turned road-weary novel protagonist.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on June 17, 2014 Updated: June 17, 2014
Delta thinks giraffes live in Ghana. Book publishers think acacia trees are all over Africa. Why do we keep believing a single story about a vast continent?
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on June 16, 2014 Updated: June 16, 2014
Talking to Megan Abbott about her new novel, The Fever, and why everyone is so afraid of what teenage girls will do.
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by Jessica Goldstein Posted on May 28, 2014 Updated: May 28, 2014
Maya Angelou died today. Why her voice lives on.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on May 15, 2014
Your Chipotle order is about to get a lot more literary: original works by famous authors are now appearing on Chipotle cups and bags.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on May 6, 2014 Updated: May 6, 2014
A conversation with Jen Doll, "Save the Date" author, on couple culture, why the "perfect day" is a myth, and how expensive it is to attend so many weddings.
by Posted on March 24, 2014
Literature by black authors is rich with silver screen potential, and shows a diversity of that’s sorely missing.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on March 4, 2014 Updated: March 4, 2014
There's lots of great reporting about the Ukraine out there (and here on ThinkProgress). But here are seven novels that consider Russian resurgence.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on January 29, 2014 Updated: January 29, 2014
'Frozen's Prince Not-So-Charming works because even though he's a bad romantic object, he's an actual person.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on December 16, 2013 Updated: December 16, 2013
The biggest lightning rods, most revealing non-fiction, smartest young adult novel, and worst book of 2013