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Rebecca Hussey

Rebecca holds a PhD in English and is a professor at Norwalk Community College in Connecticut. She teaches courses in composition, literature, and the arts. When she’s not reading or grading papers, she’s hanging out with her husband and son and/or riding her bike and/or buying books. She can't get enough of reading and writing about books, so she occasionally writes reviews for other websites. Blog: Of Books and Bicycles Twitter: @ofbooksandbikes

The Ultimate Guide to Reading Like Barack Obama

Discover how to read like Barack Obama: take a look at this comprehensive list of all the books Barack Obama has recommended.

20 Great Essay Collections from 2018

Don't miss these 20 great 2018 essay collections, including books on politics, feminism, race, art, culture, personal experience, and more.

50 Must-Read Contemporary Memoirs by Writers of Color

Don't miss these 50 Must-Read Contemporary Memoirs by Writers of Color -- essential works from the last twenty years.

50 of the Best Nonfiction Books

Is it possible to pick 50 of the best nonfiction books ever? Of course not! But I’ve given it a ...

10 New Books on Anger, Feminism, and Unruly Women

Don't miss these 10 powerful, inspiring books from 2018 on anger, feminism, and unruly women.

The Man Booker Prize Shortlist Is Here!

Each shortlisted author will receive £2,500 and a specially-bound edition of their book.

50 Must-Read Nonfiction Audiobooks

Don't miss these 50 amazing, must-read nonfiction audiobooks including memoir, essay, history, sociology, self-help, and more.

Announcing the 2018 National Book Awards Young People’s Literature Longlist

The National Book Awards Longlists are starting to come out--up first, Young People's Literature!

It’s Women in Translation Month: 5 Recommendations

Women in Translation month happens in August! Don't miss these 5 great novels in translation by women from around the world.

How to Read an Essay Collection

Get the most out of your essay reading or try an essay collection for the first time with these tips for how to read an essay collection.

50 Must-Read Classic Memoirs by Writers of Color

If you're looking to understand a fuller sweep of history and perspectives, start with this list of must-read classic memoirs by writers of color.

The Golden Man Booker Prize Shortlist is Here: Vote Now!

The Golden Man Booker Prize shortlist is here: vote now and help select the best book to win a Man Booker.

A Beginner’s Guide To The Different Types of Poems

Learn about the most common types of poems and be inspired to write a poem of your own.

Reading Harry Potter to My Kid is Not Working Out As Planned

I thought reading Harry Potter to my kid would be magical, but sometimes the magic just never happens.

Samanta Schweblin’s FEVER DREAM Wins the 2018 Tournament of Books

Samanta Schweblin's FEVER DREAM beat George Saunders' LINCOLN IN THE BARDO in a 10-7 vote for the 2018 Tournament of Books win.