Early Bird Books Staff

"Wakefulness": Remembering Poet John Ashbery

Celebrating the genius of the late American poet (1927-2017).

Hymn: A New Poem by Sherman Alexie

The author’s 2017 poem addresses the hatred currently plaguing the United States.

Autopsy: A New Poem by Sherman Alexie

Sherman Alexie reflects on President Trump's immigration ban through poetry

What Are Ebooks? Your Questions Answered

There is much to learn, young grasshopper.

How Ruth Gruber Helped 1000 European Refugees Find Asylum in America

In Haven, the award-winning journalist recounts her incredible—and controversial—involvement in the rescue of thousands of Jews.

This Is Susan Griffin, Hear Her Roar

The pioneering ecofeminist and Woman and Nature author discusses her book and today's discriminatory climate.

Excerpt: Married Sex, by Jesse Kornbluth

"If you're still having sex, you can save the marriage."

A Different Kind of Love Story

Forced into hiding in swamps and forests, Jack and Rochelle stood by each other as they fought the Nazis until the Soviet liberation of Poland in 1944.

15 Cuba Travel Tips Every Tourist Needs to Know

Author Andrei Codrescu tells it like it is: Headed to the island? Pack aspirin and chocolate. And more.

Short Story: “Food of the Gods,” by Simon R. Green

The British sci-fi author shares a dark delicacy with a twist you won't see coming.

“Monster” by Robin Morgan: The Anthem of the Women’s Movement

In 1972, this electrifying poem inspired women everywhere to take a stand in the fight for equality.

Business Adventures: Inside the Stock Market Crash of 1962

It was a dark day for everyone on Wall Street—even for the brokers who had lived through "Black Tuesday" in 1929.