#essays

Read Harder 2018: An Essay Anthology

Recommendations for excellent essay anthologies to help you complete the "read an essay anthology" Read Harder 2018 task!

Great Essay Collections from Winter/Spring 2018

If you love essays, you won't want to miss these great essay collections from Winter/Spring 2018 by Zadie Smith, Marilynne Robinson, Alexander Chee, and more!

3 Essay Anthologies That Aren’t About Writing

We love a good book about books, but these essay anthologies are about other interesting things!

20 Great Essay Collections from 2017

Essay collections are perfect for filling bits of time when you need something to read but don’t want to settle ...

5 British Books to Look Out For in August

New books coming out this month, all by British authors.

3 Books of Stories That Made My Life Better

Three life-changing short story and essay collections.

Read These Essay Collections: Winter/Spring 2017 Edition

Find your new favorite essayist from this list of recent and upcoming essay collections!

Choose Your Own Joan Didion Adventure

Take a journey through the varied and amazing work of Joan Didion.

25 Great Essay Collections from 2016

Don't miss these 25 smart, funny, thought-provoking essay collections from 2016.

10 Reasons to Read Essays

10 Reasons Essays Are Awesome and Why You Need Them in Your Reading Life

100 Must-Read Essay Collections

There’s something about a shiny new collection of essays that makes my heart beat a little faster. If you feel ...

15 Books Out in 2016 You Should Mark Down Now: Nonfiction Edition

I do not think I am alone when I say, “HOLY CATS! 2015 has been the best year ever for ...

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read In February

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, ...

All-Purpose Gift Book: THIS IS THE STORY OF A HAPPY MARRIAGE

This is a guest post by Mary Laura Philpott, who is a freelance writer with a book addiction. She is the ...

4 Books to Help You Celebrate the Fourth

In a very real way, the Fourth of July is a huge, national holiday celebrating a piece of paper and ...