Elisa Shoenberger

Elisa Shoenberger has been building a library since she was 13. She loves writing about all aspects of books from author interviews, antiquarian books, archives, and everything in between. She also writes regularly for Murder & Mayhem and Library Journal. She's also written articles for Huffington Post, Boston Globe, WIRED, Slate, and many other publications. When she's not writing about reading, she's reading and adventuring to find cool new art. She also plays alto saxophone and occasionally stiltwalks. Find out more on her website or follow her on Twitter @vogontroubadour.

A Flash of Flash Fiction: 10 Stories by Women

What is flash fiction, and where you can find the best flash fiction stories by women, like Isabel Allende, Lina Rather, and more.

Don’t Panic: Paying Tribute to Douglas Adams

One woman's meditation about the importance that Douglas Adams played on her development and life. She tries to pay tribute to his gravesite.

One Woman’s Reading Habits: Are You Committed to One Author or Do You Read Around?

When you find an author you love, do you read everything by them, or do you read around? An exploration of one woman's reading habits.

Footnotes, Questions, and More: 6 Books with Inventive Structures

A list of six books with inventive structures such as extensive and critical use of footnotes, alternative chapters, PowerPoint, and more.

Snacking on The Past: 10 Fascinating Food History Books

Five delicious books about the history of food throughout the world including the world of wine, noodles, forks, tea, and flavors.

Red Roses for Edgar Allan Poe

On a business trip, a woman memorializes Edgar Allen Poe by bringing him red roses to his grave in Baltimore, and discusses his impact on her life.

5 Books About Surreal Offices

Books about the weirdness of office life.

How I Learned to Love Superhero Comics

A comics reader overcomes her hesitation and learns to love (some) superhero comics.