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Gloria Steinem Biopic Will Bring the Icon's Memoir to Life

Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore is set to star in an upcoming adaptation of Steinem's "My Life on the Road."

Introducing the 2017 National Book Award Winners

A searing history of Russia, family dramas, and more nab the coveted literary prize.

Anne of Green Gables Returns to PBS in The Good Stars 

This Thanksgiving, a more grown-up Anne faces more grown-up challenges.

Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man is Headed to Hulu

The modern classic follows "The Handmaid's Tale" as the streaming network's next socially-resonant adaptation.

7 Thrilling World War II Spy Novels

These spies have what it takes to deceive even the most perceptive.

8 Captivating Detective Novels You Won't Want to Put Down

Our favorite superpower? Deductive reasoning.

Laying the Conspiracy Theories to Rest: The Assassination of JFK

In "Case Closed," award-winning journalist Gerald Posner recounts what truly happened on that fateful day in November 1963.

24 Joan Didion Quotes That Strike a Nerve

Words of wisdom from one of the 20th century's greatest American writers.

Family and Fireflies: Anecdotes from the Real-Life Durrell Family

An excerpt from the memoir by Gerald Durrell that inspired the PBS hit, "The Durrells in Corfu."

George Saunders Wins 2017 Man Booker Prize for Lincoln in the Bardo

Saunders is one of just two Americans who have nabbed the UK's top literary prize.

Get Ready for a Joan Didion Documentary with the Brand New Trailer

Get the scoop on “Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold."

10 Unforgettable Vietnam War Books

Go beyond Ken Burns' documentary and discover the landmark memoirs and bestselling novels of the Vietnam War.

"Villainous Perfidy": Benedict Arnold's Betrayal of George Washington

"Washington: The Indispensable Man" examines the character of the first President of the United States, and how the treachery of a man who he considered to be an ally shaped his future.

16 Relatable Jack Kerouac Quotes

Words of wisdom for the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, and mad to be saved.

Pride and Prejudice Gets a Modern Makeover in ABC’s Eligible

The TV network has announced its upcoming adaptation of Curtis Sittenfeld’s New York Times bestseller.

The Reader's Survival Guide: Books You'd Take to a Desert Island

From Jesus Christ to Jamie Fraser—this is the reading material that would pull you through.

8 Books That Explore the History of World Religions

Discover the history behind the religions that have shaped humanity.

New TV Show Will Explore Julia Child's Time as a Spy

ABC’s “Julia” will draw from the chef’s experiences at a World War II-era intelligence agency.

J.K. Rowling's Bestselling Mystery Series Hits the Small Screen in the U.K. This Month

Fans of "The Thin Man" and classic whodunits—mark your calendars for August 27th.

10 Touching Memoirs for Fans of The Glass Castle

Dysfunctional families and unconventional upbringings were the norm for these authors.