Other Writing


Here are a few pieces I’ve especially enjoyed writing in recent years:

5 Health Benefits of Reading

Reading Classic Literature for Fun and (Personal) Profit

10 Must-Read Books for and by Women

10 Twists on the Same Ole Book Club

10 Classics to Read When the World Seems Bleak

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Indeed

10 Novels that Represent the American Experience

Ten Classic (and Destined to Become Classic) Books to Read Aloud with Tweens and Teens

The Reading Life: What’s On My Nightstand

7 Memorable Literary Dads for Father’s Day

Wired (and Mired) in the 21st Century

Read This, Eat That: Maryrose Wood’s “The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place” and a Recipe for Coconut Cake

The Reading Life: How to Read Big Books

15 Must-Read Mom Memoirs

Kicking It Old School

7 Snowy Scenes in Novels

10 Novels That Explore Sibling Relationships

Read This, Eat That: Edith Wharton’s “Ethan Frome” and Doughnuts

10 Novels Featuring Strong Mothers

Movie Review: “Hugo”

In Which Curiosity Wins, and I Read “The Hunger Games”

The Reading Life: On the Books I Bought But Didn’t Read This Year

For a Bitterly Cold Day, 7 Bitter Literary Characters