susan sontag book recommendations

Susan Sontag's Re-reading List

On the inextricable relationship between reading and writing, essayist and activist Susan Sontag once said: “Reading usually precedes writing. And the…

shonda rhimes book recommendations

Shonda Rhimes' Life In Books

Shonda Rhimes, the creative force behind TV hits Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder, and bestselling author of 2015’s Year of Yes, is beloved…

bell hooks book recommendations

a bell hooks booklist

“My idea of a delicious time is to read a book that is wonderful. But the ruling passion of my…

joan didion book recommendations

Joan Didion's Literary Influences

In her captivating ’60s essay collection Slouching Towards Bethlehem, Joan Didion muses on what it is that draws us to certain stories.…