By Tom Blunt 12 min read
We could stand to learn a lot from John Steinbeck and the story he gifted us in The Grapes of Wrath - but decades later, we're still falling short.
By Michel Stone 5 min read
We all understand loss, love, fear, and hope. Our humanity is inextricably bound to everyone else’s humanity, and fiction reminds us of that.
By Valerie Kalfrin 5 min read
On the 40th anniversary of the publication of Bridge to Terabithia – and the 10th anniversary of the film – we’re examining why it’s relevant as ever.
By Tom Blunt 9 min read
Scientific research has consistently found a link between reading literary fiction and human empathy. Let's start taking these findings seriously.
By Joe Muscolino 4 min read
Leslie Jamison, author of The Empathy Exams, will be publishing the new collections Archive Lush and Ghost Essays with Little, Brown.