Tagged:All posts tagged: Childhood

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Culture

Reading Children’s Literature as an Adult with Fresh (Tear-Stained) Eyes

Bruce Handy's Wild Things encourages reading children’s books as an adult, and here, he shares strong emotions he's experienced with children's stories.

Writing

Reimagining Home: Writing Scotland as a Fictional Setting

Annalena McAfee discusses using her ancestral home of Scotland as an inspiration for the remarkable setting in her newest book, Hame.

Interviews

Throwing Out the Writerly Constraints and More with Claire Messud

Claire Messud joins us for a conversation to discuss her most recent book, The Burning Girl, relationships, coming-of-age, imagination, and writing.

Issues

10 of the Best Books About the Transgender Experience

Though we’ve come a long way in understanding the transgender experience, we’ve still so far to go. Look to these ten books for the insight we all need.

Culture

Remember When It Was the 1970s? Yeah, Us Too

Steve Rushin's memoir, Sting-Ray Afternoons, has left us thinking about the glory days of the 1970s, when it was particularly good to be a kid.

Books

Coming of Age and Literature: The Power of Reading as an Adolescent

Kathleen Anne Kenney explains why reading is crucial for adolescents, and gets personal as she talks about how books impacted her as she was growing up.