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.

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

Length: 
3:15
Reasons of the State
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Stanley Crouch bookmarks "Reasons of State" by Alejo Carpentier.More

Length: 
3:15
BookMarks
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Junot Diaz bookmarks "Dark Reflections" by Samuel R. Delany.

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Length: 
3:15
Kafka was the Rage
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Jonathan Lethem bookmarks "Kafka Was the Rage" by Anatole Broyard....More

Length: 
3:15
Society is Nix
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Chris Ware bookmarks "Society Is Nix" by Peter Maresca.More

What Hath God Wrought cover
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When and how did American get so polarized? For answers, Jonathan Chait recommends reading "What Hath God Wrought,"  a history of American politics from 1815-1848 by the Pulitzer prize-winning historian Daniel Walker Howe.More

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3:50

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