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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.

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.

Books

Finding a Place in the World: 12 Coming-of-Age Novels to Read Now

Growing up is one of the most difficult things to do. These twelve novels capture the coming-of-age experience set against our imperfect world.

Writing

Becoming a Biographer: How to Tell Someone Else’s Life Story

James Atlas always knew he wanted to be a writer, and eventually became fascinated by biographers. Here, he shares what it was like to become one himself.

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.

Culture

The Return to Childhood: Growing Older, Not Growing Up

Author Francesca Segal felt more grown-up in her adolescent years than she does now as an adult, and suspects she's not the only one that feels this way.