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Jhumpa Lahiri’s THE NAMESAKE and Finding Culture in Literature

One reader reflects on the importance of representation in literature.

4 of the Best Free Holiday Short Stories Online About Season’s Drama

If you find the holidays more foreboding than cheerful, find someone to relate to in these 4 free holiday short stories available to read online.

Great Books About the Immigrant Experience

Excellent reads about a variety of immigrant experiences.

Speak or Swim: IN OTHER WORDS and the Trials of Learning a Language

"Children of immigrants, like Lahiri, experience shame for being other, their mother tongue ostracized rather than celebrated."

100 Must-Read Books Set in New England

Must-read fiction and nonfiction set in New England.

The Favorite Authors of My Favorite Authors

The favorite authors of Junot Diaz, Joan Didion, and more of one reader's favorite writers.

In Italiano: Italian Lit in the News

Genre Kryptonite: Books about Immigrants

No Time for Audiobooks? Try These Audio Short Stories

How To Choose a Book As Your Traveling Companion

High School Reading, 2.0

Our Favorite Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novels

Baby Got Backlist: The Best Books That Didn’t Come Out In 2013

Why So Serious?: Reimagining the Author Photo

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