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Books

From Dillard to Baldwin: 10 of the Best Essay Collections to Read Now

These are some of the best essay collections worth your time, covering issues of politics, race, society, nature, religion, relationships, and beyond.

Illustrations

Kathryn Harrison's True Crimes: An Unapologetic Memoir

Kathryn Harrison is unapologetically honest about her difficult history in her most recent memoir, True Crimes: A Family Album.

Writing

The Essay is Having a Moment

Readers are awash in essays, from the Best American Essays series to Philip Lopate and beyond. But...what really is an essay? And how do you define it?

News

Journalism: Nora Ephron’s Enduring Love Story

“Journalism: A Love Story,” an opening essay in The Most of Nora Ephron, the nearly 600-page anthology of the late writer’s work to be published tomorrow, contains the DNA of the late writer’s razor-sharp and beloved mind.

News

Top 5 Biographies and Memoirs to Inspire Young Writers

As the kids gear up to go back to school and face the obligatory "What I Did on my Summer Vacation" essays, a little motivation might be in order. As they wrap up their summer reading lists, they may find some inspiration from true stories of authors who turned childhood memories into successful careers. Whether your children are pulled in by the literary legacy of Dr. Seuss or the staggering financial success of J.K. Rowling, they just might be convinced that a summer vacation essay is the first step toward a career as an author.