The characters from Adjustments: a novel return for a sort of celebration in belated honor of the bicentenary of the death of John Keats.
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In this amusing excerpt from Will Willingham’s novel Adjustments, a man and his landlady invite dates for each other to a dinner party, and a ruckus ensues.
In the final installment of our book club discussion of Adjustments, Rick Maxson reflects on what makes a home, and what makes it possible for a person to come home again.
In this week’s Adjustments book club, Rick Maxson reflects on what it means, in Archibald MacLeish’s words, to take the world, and on Will Phillips’ fumbling acceptance of his many selves.
How does friendship play a role in identifying, and going on to meet, our needs? Explore the relationship between new friends Will and Joe in Rick Maxson’s first Adjustments Book Club installment.
Come learn the secrets of being a deep reader as we read ‘Adjustments,’ a very funny book about a man not unlike Keats. And share your October pages in our Reader, Come Home roundup.
The best books are those that invite us into a world we would never have thought to enter. Adjustments by Will Willingham is such a book and such a world. Join Richard Maxon for our latest book club discussion beginning Nov. 18.
This is a novel for our time. Forget about how it will sometimes make you laugh more than you have in a while. Or make you love the characters and wish you could meet them at the corner store. Little by little, this story also unfolds a vision for how to navigate in a world where we can’t always resolve things, a vision for choosing life.
Looking for a novel that will make you laugh, get you thinking, and remind you of the power of friendship? Then Adjustments could just be your next good read.
Is it true that claim adjusters tell the best stories? Find out for yourself with our subscriber-only fiction series, Adjustments.
What makes a plot worthy of writing? Get past societal assumptions about stories, and write a great plot without conflict.
The 93 poems of Earth Song, collected by Sara Barkat, focus on the earth as an immediate, real place—avoiding abstract, theoretical poetry.
< Return to All John Keats This Living Hand This living hand, now warm and capable Of earnest grasping, would, if it were cold And in the icy silence of the tomb, So haunt thy days and chill thy dreaming nights That thou would wish thine own heart dry of blood So in my veins […]
Let’s get all up in our feelings with Llama LLama, off to school without his mama. Join us for an Anna Dewdney Children’s Book Club.
In the first installment of our Reindeer Chronicles, we explore the amazing regeneration of China’s Loess Plateau after centuries of degradation.
Fall means fiction! Join us as author Callie Feyen unfolds a new story, chapter by chapter. Bonus: an apple fritter recipe.
While Tropical Storm Laura heats up in the Atlantic, we add this poem to our Poet Laura collection of “poems about Lauras.”
Exploring poetry together can make your friendships (and your life) more interesting—whether at home, school, or in the workplace. Here are 10 great ideas for how to start a poetry club and keep the goodness going.
In her latest advice column, Dennison Gazette columnist Pearl Jenkins tackles thank you notes in the age of texting, journal snooping and buying yourself gifts at the holidays.
Pearl Jenkins answers a new set of reader questions with advice on vaping, organizing, and filling a grandson’s hollow leg.