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8 Novels Inspired by the Odyssey

Odysseus’ epic adventure sparked ideas in the minds of James Joyce, William Faulkner, and more.

Bottoms Up! 10 Literary Inspired Cocktails

Toast your favorite stories with these clever cocktails.

10 Books to Inspire Recent Grads

The perfect welcome to the real world.

7 Classic Summer Reads

Longer days mean more time to devour those hefty classics.

FLOTUS Power: 6 Books on Kick-Ass First Ladies

These First Ladies were leaders in their own right.

Nora Ephron’s Favorite Books

The late writer was, of course, very fond of Austen's work.

Laurie Colwin: Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant

Laurie Colwin on one of life's greatest pleasures: dinner alone.

All I Have is a Voice: 12 Epic World War II Novels

Celebrate the anniversary of Victory Day with these moving WWII novels.

Summer Stack: 5 New Sizzling Beach Reads

This is the kind of summer reading you want to do.

You Know Nothing, Jon Snow: 8 Reasons Why You Should Watch Game of Thrones

Forget Jon Snow—these women are the real draw of Game of Thrones.

Happy Birthday Shakespeare: 17 Best Shakespeare Movies

"Well, I think I remember Mel Gibson correctly, and he didn't say that."

The Laborious Birth of Jane Eyre

Discover the story behind Jane Eyre in Juliet Barker's astounding biography, The Brontës.

God Save the Queen: 8 Royal Reads for Her Majesty’s Birthday

Whether you're a royalist or not, you can still enjoy these royal reads.

Which Southern Writer Are You?

There's more to being Southern than sweet talk and sweet tea.

Femme Fatale: 7 Novels by Female Crime Writers

These women smashed through the glass ceiling with their suspenseful crime novels.

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