#Our Reading Lives

Our Reading Lives features stories about how books and reading have shaped who we are and how we live.

On the Great Joy of Reading Aloud

In 2013, The Guardian suggested reading aloud was coming back into fashion. That might be an overstatement. But, in our family's life, it fills an emotional and entertainment niche that nothing else does.

Why I Like to Destroy Books

When it's not about putting them behind glass, keeping them pristine, and trying not to destroy books we cherish. When loving a book is about writing in the margins and leaving it in public spaces.