Jessica Ferri is a writer based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work has been published by The New Yorker, The Economist, NPR, The Daily Beast, and more. Her first book, Dearly Departed, on the cemeteries of New York, will be published in 2020.
These epic fantasy reads will help ease your Westeros withdrawal.
Love, money, party.
Fetch the smelling salts!
Odysseus’ epic adventure sparked ideas in the minds of James Joyce, William Faulkner, and more.
Toast your favorite stories with these clever cocktails.
Longer days mean more time to devour those hefty classics.
“Art is the triumph over chaos.”
The late writer was, of course, very fond of Austen's work.
Laurie Colwin on one of life's greatest pleasures: dinner alone.
This is the kind of summer reading you want to do.
These writers look death in the face.
"Well, I think I remember Mel Gibson correctly, and he didn't say that."
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Who's your favorite Heathcliff and Rochester?
Get your (scissor)hands on these wonderfully weird reads.
Dear reader, you'll love them!
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments.
We want to believe that the truth is out there. And if it's not, at least we've got something to read.
Wrongfully imprisoned for 18 years, man freed, then convicted of murder. Super addictive documentary series born.
Revisiting these favorite stories helps a writer to realize her own coming-of-age story might be embarrassing, but kind of awesome, too.