My husband’s been bugging me to get my butt to our local used bookstore forever. I’ll … Read the full post
Read More: Our Reading Lives
Our Reading Lives features stories about how books and reading have shaped who we are and how we live. It is open not only to regular Book Riot contributors, but to guest posters from the publishing industry, authors, and….you. If you are interested in telling us about a book that has been influential in your life, please contact us: community (at) bookriot (dot) com.
My fingers tap the spines of my books, working from the top left corner of my TBR shelf to the bottom … Read the full post
Last Father’s Day I gave my dad a copy of Seamus Heaney’s poem Digging. It is one of Heaney’s … Read the full post
“Our mouths are incapable, white violets cover the earth”—On the Road with David Foster Wallace, with Visits to John Locke and Anne Carson
For the past month, on the daily subway ride from Brooklyn to Manhattan, I’ve been reading Although … Read the full post
As you may or may not remember, I babysit my nephews (ages eleven, nine, and eight) collectively known … Read the full post