The elusive Great American Novel. You’ve heard the term. What does it mean to you? And, in current American culture, is the term becoming outdated?
Some of the best authors, such as J.K. Rowling, Stephen King and Mark Twain, have used pseudonyms. But why? This calls for a pros and cons list.
We are all living busier and busier lives, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be finding the time to write. That novel isn’t going to draft itself!
In 2016, Samantha Hohnstadt flew to Europe, mind set on finding her family’s roots. From this unforgettable adventure came her memoir The Flavor of Wine.
Sometimes, the people we least expect to enter our lives have the greatest impact. It’s a lesson we learned in Tuesdays With Morrie, and it’s extremely evident in Mitch Albom’s newest book Finding Chika.
Is it too long? Too short? Just right? Who’s to say? Let’s diagnose just how important word count really is when writing a story.
Influencial memoirs convey truly powerful messages. Here is a list of the best non-fiction books to add to your reading list.
Both brilliant and controversial, it’s hard to argue John Steinbeck’s place near the top of classic American literature. But of his most famous books, which is his crowning achievement?
Every year, we vow to find more reading time. Every year, it doesn’t happen. Here are some tips to finally get back to the pleasure of leisurely reading.
One of the greatest writers of his generation, Mitch Albom has mastered the “magical realism” sub-genre. Let’s count down the best Mitch Albom books.
Ernest Hemingway was one of the greatest authors in the history of American literature. Let’s countdown some of the best Hemingway books.
Frequently compared to Philipp Meyer’s The Son, Paul Howarth’s debut novel Only Killers and Thieves should be the next book on your reading list.
For all intents and purposes, many of my recent posts were about appreciating the art of writing. Now I want to appreciate the art of reading.
Amazon is the worldwide leader in online retail. Is its new move to physical bookstores a good thing?
There’s a new biopic about J.D. Salinger’s life, and he wouldn’t be pleased about it.
The physical book seemed to be dying. But after years of physical book sales decreasing and ebook sales increasing, have the tides finally turned?
Some books are just too good to be overlooked. And it’s a darn shame when they are. Here are five you should make some time to read.
Philipp Meyer made his name known in the literary world with the release of his 2013 epic The Son. But that’s not what I’m here to write about, because there is another book by Meyer that is similarly exceptional: American Rust.