Explore the official website of Jeanette Winterson, author of Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit and winner of the 1985 Whitbread Prize for first novel.
What It’s Like to Lose Your Short-Term Memory
Christine Hyung-Oak Lee had a stroke at age 33. Read an excerpt from her new memoir: “But my stroke would teach me things too, among them the value of taking a break from the unending pressure to be perfect.”
Thank you for keeping us entertained, making us think, showing us other worlds, and offering glorious distraction when reality has us freaking out. What would we do without you? We love you forever.
Amy Haimerl documented her experience of renovating a $35,000 historic home in Detroit, Michigan, in her memoir “Detroit Hustle: A Memoir of Love, Life and Home.” Her website includes her blog, book news, press and event info, and more.
Explore the site of Alex Mar, author of Witches of America, a New York Times notable book of 2015.
Vulpes Libris, Latin for “Book Fox,” is a literary hub where a collective of bibliophiles talk about what they read, and publish interviews, reviews, and other bookish treats.
Explore the work of Brooklyn-based writer Amanda Petrusich, the author of Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World’s Rarest 78rpm Records.
The site of Alina Simone, author of two books: the essay collection You Must Go and Win and the novel Note to Self.
Beach Books Blog
Anna Iltnere loves the sea and loves books, and on Beach Books Blog she shares her journey toward writing a book about the sea in literature, as well as other marine-focused thoughts and meditations.
The library of lost conversation
Mathew Lyons reflects on emptying the house of his deceased parents: “Death ends our dialogues with the dead, but the conversations want to go on . . . to be in an empty house lined with shelves is to be in a library of lost conversations with them.”
In the Club
“Sometimes, it was just easiest to choose from what I was given. Was I ungrateful if it wasn’t enough?” Writer Mindy Hung on The Joy Luck Club and Asian representation in popular fiction.
An Open Apology To Dolly Parton
In a post that has gone viral instantly, author, editor, and book-loving mother Amy Rawe writes an ode to Dolly Parton’s community work and philanthropy, especially her efforts to promote childhood literacy.
Gone But Never Forgotten: An Interview with Author Alexandra Shimo
Author Alexandra Shimo suffered post traumatic stress disorder after visiting Kashechewan, a Canadian fly-in reserve.
The Lovecraft eZine, founded and managed by editor Mike Davis, focuses on weird fiction, cosmic horror, and the Cthulhu Mythos.
A Conversation With Dan Ariely About What Shapes our Motivations
At Longreads, Jessica Gross talks with author and behavioral economist Dan Ariely about understanding how humans behave from the ground up.