Bookmarks

Prolific writers are generally voracious readers, consuming new and old texts at a rapid clip to fuel their ideas and get outside their own head for perspective outside their own experiences. In Bookmarks, we ask writers and creators to share what they’re reading and how it shapes them, hoping to learn a little about their thinking in the process.

Love & Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere

Cheryl Strayed bookmarks "Love & Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere" by Poe Ballantine.More

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3:15
Wide Sargasso Sea

Margaret Atwood bookmarks "Wide Sargasso Sea" by Jean Rhys....More

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3:15
Reasons of the State

Stanley Crouch bookmarks "Reasons of State" by Alejo Carpentier.More

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3:15
BookMarks

Junot Diaz bookmarks "Dark Reflections" by Samuel R. Delany.

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3:15
Kafka was the Rage

Jonathan Lethem bookmarks "Kafka Was the Rage" by Anatole Broyard....More

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3:15
Society is Nix

Chris Ware bookmarks "Society Is Nix" by Peter Maresca.More

What Hath God Wrought cover

When and how did American get so polarized? For answers, Jonathan Chait recommends reading "What Hath God Wrought,"  a history of...More

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3:50

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