Caroline Goldstein
Caroline is a writer and Anglophile living in New York, wishing it were London. Her interests include The Clash, the Oxford Comma, and the iPod Classic. When not writing, she dedicates her time toward practicing yoga, baking vegan treats, and compiling lists of threes.

Latest Articles

These Are 13 Books From 2015 You Need To Read

Qualifying books is really hard to do. Who’s to say Book X is “buzz-worthy,” while Book Y is a dud? What makes Book N listicle fodder, while Book B is destined for the donation bins? But it’s these c...
By Caroline Goldstein

12 Of November 2015's Best Books

Post-Halloween blues got you down? Pre-Thanksgiving agita making you crazy? Post-Thanksgiving feeding frenzy bringing on a tidal wave of guilt and/or indigestion? You’ve come to the right place: Novem...
By Caroline Goldstein

13 Of Fall's Best Books

The leaves are changing, the sweaters are emerging, and the sunset and our bedtimes are arriving earlier each day. Sun worshippers, your time’s up; get ready to hibernate. Fall’s here — but that means...
By Caroline Goldstein

17 Of September 2015's Best Books

Can you even believe it’s September? Time to face facts: Summer’s over. Back-to-school season is officially upon us, which can be either good or bad, depending on how you spin it. But...
By Caroline Goldstein

Take Your Pick From August 2015's 16 Best Books

It’s a new month, so you know what that means? New books, and lots of ‘em. August 2015's best books have a lot to offer, especially if you're looking to load up on titles for a last-min...
By Caroline Goldstein

10 Books Perfect For Long Flights

You're not alone if you dread long flights. The recycled air, the stale food, the proximity to strangers laden with unknown quantities of bacteria… ugh. BUT! When else do you get hours of quiet, susta...
By Caroline Goldstein

These 9 Picture Books Will Remind You Who You Are

Have you ever reread some of your old favorite picture books? If you haven’t, I really recommend that you do. Not only are children’s books nostalgic and beautiful and so refreshingly easy to read, bu...
By Caroline Goldstein

3 E.L. Doctorow Works You Probably Haven't Read

The legendary novelist, teacher, editor, political activist, onetime reservations clerk at La Guardia Airport, and New Yorker, E.L. Doctorow, died of complications from lung cancer at age 84 on Tuesda...
By Caroline Goldstein

7 Of Your Favorite YA Heroines As Millennials

We all love to revisit old literary favorites. Whether you’re feeling lost and confused, in need of some
By Caroline Goldstein

This Book About Periods Will Be Awesome. Seriously

On the rag. Surfing the crimson wave. A visit from Aunt Flo. Shark Week. Whatever you like to call your Red Badge of Courage, there’s gonna be a book about it. In a press release sen...
By Caroline Goldstein

Here's Which New Summer Book You Should Read

For readers, the great thing about summer is that so many books come out! And the worst thing about summer is that so many books come out. Wait, whaaaa? Because summer is such a rich t...
By Caroline Goldstein

What's Your Summer Reading Horoscope?

So you still haven’t sat down and figured out your summer reading list? Jeez. You must be a Gemini. Say what you will about astrology, but at the very least, you can’t deny that the 12-sign system mak...
By Caroline Goldstein

'Wild' Author Releasing New Book You'll Wanna Read

Everyone loves a good inspirational quote. Contemporary readers in need of some literary motivation are in luck: Cheryl Strayed's
By Caroline Goldstein

Nick Hornby Knows How To Get Kids To Read

You know the old belief that you always want what you can't have? It works on stubborn kids, too. According to The Daily Telegraph, bestselling author Nick Hornby gets his son to read by telling him c...
By Caroline Goldstein

A Chapter Of Harper Lee's New Book Is Coming Soon

Can't wait another week for Harper Lee's second novel? You're in luck: The Wall Street Journal 
By Caroline Goldstein

Don't Say This To Someone In The Middle Of A Book

For some of us, reading is more than just a hobby: it’s an integral aspect of our personalities, and it likely features prominently on our OkCupid profiles. For some of us, it’s not the prospect of Ha...
By Caroline Goldstein

15 Adorable Pics of Celebrities Reading To Kids

Turns out that celebrities like to read just as much as us plebes. But what they do better than us plebes is use their literacy — oh, and also their fame — for good: like to entertain children. Which ...
By Caroline Goldstein

The 13 Best New Books in July

July may mark summer reading season’s peak, but don’t think that means you’re beholden to either syrupy stuff you don't really like, or that you need to keep on slogging through War and Peace, which ...
By Caroline Goldstein

Peek At 11 Rainbow Bookshelves To Celebrate Pride

Sometimes, good things happen. One of those things happened Friday: the 
By Caroline Goldstein

The Yale Library Is Collecting Chipotle Containers

Although the thought of a Chipotle burrito bowl may be the one thing getting you through hump day, Yale (yeah, that Yale) is more concerned with the cardboard container your guac-loaded lunch has been...
By Caroline Goldstein