Culture

From books that make us nostalgic to stories every bibliophile can relate to, we celebrate books and their lasting impact on our lives.

Joan Didion: Her Books, Life, and Legacy

A woman with a love for the written word, and a dedication to the truth.

Remembering bell hooks and How She Impacted Feminism

"Understanding her was crucial to reigniting my feminist identity; finding her at all was a miracle."

12 Gift Ideas for the Book Lovers in Your Life

Shopping for a bibliophile has never been easier.

The Best Reading Chairs Under $300

Your reading nook needs the perfect seat.

Sylvia Plath's Lost Short Story, "Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom"

The story behind her work that went unpublished for almost six decades.

How Barbara Kingsolver's Books Warned Us of Climate Change

Her most powerful works remind us that our actions affect the world.

To Re-Read or Not to Re-Read?

“I can’t imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.” —C.S. Lewis

10 Royal Women Who Also Made History as Writers

These 10 accomplished women led countries, wrote poetry, chronicled history, and made their own.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Virginia Woolf

She's even more interesting than you thought.

Vita Sackville-West: Virginia Woolf’s Greatest Love Affair

Meet the woman who inspired Virginia Woolf's most fanciful novel.