JSTOR Daily Friday Reads

Colson Whitehead

Colton Whitehead's new novel The Underground Railroad, and how he researches his books.
Victorian woman reading

A Novel Defense of the Internet

Novel reading was once regarded as an idle occupation, just as Internet use is now.
JSTOR Daily Friday Reads

Russia, China, and Patty Hearst

News books from Han Han, Jeffrey Tobin, Lara Vapnyar, and more with related links to JSTOR.
JSTOR Daily Friday Reads

The Olympics, Dave Eggers, and Your Idiot Brain

Our Friday Reads are these five new books out this week, and links to related content you won’t find anywhere else.
JSTOR Daily Friday Reads

New International Books

Five new books out this week, and links to related content you won’t find anywhere else.
JSTOR Daily Friday Reads

Joy Williams, Tennessee Williams, and More

Five new books out this week, and links to related content you won’t find anywhere else. Prose master ...
Charlotte's Web

“What’s a life, anyway?” Remembering E. B. White

E.B. White was born on this day in 1899, and in lieu of a proper celebration—a lobster dinner ...

Jamaica, Ithaca, and Seinfeldia

Our Friday Reads are these five new books out this week, and links to related content you won’t find anywhere else. 
JSTOR Daily Friday Reads

Post Offices, Prep Schools, and Poetry

Our Friday Reads are these five new books out this week, and links to related content you won’t find anywhere else. 
Hemingway and friends

The Real Story Behind Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises

Ernest Hemingway's famous, career-launching debut novel, "The Sun Also Rises," was so autobiographical, it was essentially gossipy reportage.