Our Reading Lives features stories about how books and reading have shaped who we are and how we live.
A reader and book club host weighs in on the pros and cons of in-person vs virtual book club meetups in the time of COVID-19.
On being a longtime series reader and realizing the characters are suddenly your peers — or that they suddenly aren't.
After a long hiatus, I've finally rediscovered my love of fan fiction, and I'm annoyed it took me this long to remember the joys of fanfic.
Do you find yourself itching to solve the mystery along with the detective? Musings on the thrill of guessing the killer.
How one reader's approach to reading evolved before and after social media, and how reading critically gives more than it takes away.
My new standards in books were supposed to make me fall back in love with reading. Instead, I stopped reading entirely.
A reader shares her experience falling in love with early chapter books all over again through reading aloud to her son.
One reader explores how growing up Japanese American impacted the ways in which they viewed manga.
Do you have any bookish rituals? One Rioter reflects on their daily, weekly, and monthly reading rituals that keep them grounded.
The 1920s, The Well of Loneliness argued that Stephen's queer love was the best thing about her. 100 years later, it's still relevant.