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Which Quarantined Book Character Are You Most Like?

Whether you're loving life indoors or going stir crazy, we have a book character for you.

By Kaytie Norman

Inspirational Book Quotes in the Time of Coronavirus

If quarantine has you feeling down, these quotes will lift you up.

By Kaytie Norman

Why Business Adventures Is One of Bill Gates’s Favorite Books

Read stories about Wall Street, General Electric and more.

By Kaytie Norman

How Former Slave Elizabeth Keckley Befriended the Lincolns

An excerpt from the memoir of a woman who bought her own freedom and became a dressmaker for Mary Todd Lincoln.

By Kaytie Norman

"Your Horoscope," by Roger Angell

The famous essayist wrote about more than just baseball.

By Kaytie Norman

Revisiting The Color Purple: A Discussion with Alice Walker

Ms. Walker answers readers' questions about her most famous work.

By Kaytie Norman

I Am Spartacus! Remembering Kirk Douglas, 1916-2020

Read an excerpt from Kirk Douglas's 2012 memoir.

By Kaytie Norman

The Best Jane Austen Movies

They've bewitched us, body and soul.

By Cailey Hall

Joan Didion's The Last Thing He Wanted Is Coming to Netflix

Check out Anne Hathaway and Willem Dafoe in the explosive trailer.

By Kaytie Norman

How to Start an Online Book Club

Online book clubs allow for great discussion without your leaving home. Here's how to create your own.

By Olivia Mason

Gloria Steinem on Pat Conroy’s The Great Santini

The Great Santini stands as a classic account of families shaped by the rigid patriarchy around them.

By Gloria Steinem

The 10 Best (and Worst) Book to Movie Adaptations of 2019

Sometimes, the movie can be as good as the book.

By Kaytie Norman

The Best Short Stories to Read Online for Free

Plus, download a free copy of "The Yellow Wallpaper."

By Kaytie Norman

The Family That Inspired J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan

The Peter Pan author based his characters in real life. 

By Sierra Tavasolian

William Styron: A Life in Books

The man and his works that sparked controversy and inspiration.

By Kelsey McConnell

5 Little Women Quotes We Still Love Today

"Don't try to make me grow up before my time..."

By Kaytie Norman

Getting to Know Anna and the King of Siam

Understand the story like never before with an excerpt from Margaret Landon’s novel.

By Kaytie Norman

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