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

Why Ishmael Reed Is the Author You Should Be Reading Right Now

Find out why he's been called "the purest literary troublemaker we currently have."

An Interview with Manju Kapur, Bestselling Indian Author

“Perhaps one really does end up telling the same story over and over, looking at it from every possible angle.”

14 Book Accessories Every Reader Needs

Rep your adoration for books with these practical and elegant reading accessories.

Why You Should Re-Read To Kill a Mockingbird

A look back at a banned book that grapples with racism in the Deep South.

Children’s Book Quotes To Make You a Book Lover for Life

Our favorite quotes from children's book are heartwarming, whimsical, and full of wonder.

Jane Gardam Discusses Her Famous 'Old Filth' Trilogy

The 91-year-old author may not be done with these novels just yet.

Why the Lost Generation Writers Still Resonate With Us

Almost a century later, hope continues to endure through disillusionment.

Library Jokes to Make You Laugh Out Loud

"Check out" these funny jokes and one-liners.

25 Thoughtful Book Club Questions for Any Novel

Give the Algonquin Round Table a run for their money.

The 10 Best Book Quotes to Live By

When we need a little wisdom, we turn to books.

Celebrating the 120-Year History of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Rediscovering the book series that redefined children's literature.