Julia Rittenberg

Julia is a professional nerd who can be spotted in the wild lounging with books in the park in Brooklyn, NY. She has a BA in International Studies from the University of Chicago and an MA in Media Studies from Pratt Institute. She loves fandom, theater, cheese, and Edith Piaf. Find her on Twitter @Juliaismagic.

Reading Pathways: E. Lockhart

10 Must-Read Essay Collections by Women

From feminism to film and music criticism and more, we've rounded up some of the best essay collections by women available today.

Troubles in Adaptation: ELLA ENCHANTED

All the World’s a Stage: 4 YA Stories of Unbreakable Theater Kids

Reading Climate Fiction: Aftermaths

Hiatus Reading: THE GOOD PLACE

16 of the Best Books on Emotional Intelligence for the Mind and Body

Looking to learn more about your emotions and how to be mindful of the space you take up in the world? Read on for the best books on emotional intelligence. 

4 Books That Celebrate Growing Up in the Bronx

In tribute to the awesomeness of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, I’ve put together a list of books about the Bronx, her beloved borough.

5 Books To Read For Lasting Life Changes In The New Year

A reader lists some favorite nonfiction books and memoirs for life's larger life goals and perspective for setting New Year's resolutions.

Graphic Biographies and Comics Journalism for the History Nerds

Into visual storytelling and journalism? Check out these insightful and educational graphic biographies and comics journalism.