A Summer to Read: Ch. 3

Even though it’s sort of the Sunday night of summer, I have to say, August was just grand. We spent a week of it in England, where I spent an entire day visiting book shops I normally only see on Instagram and Twitter. I was thrilled to discover one of my picks, The Nickel Boys,…

May: A Bouquet of Nonfiction

Hello from sunny Tampa! I’m here all week for the annual A.P. English Language and Composition Exam Reading, along with 1,600 of my colleagues, tasked with scoring more than 1.75 million essays written by 11th graders all across the nation. It’s very intense but I really do love reading all this student writing and partly…