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"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

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

On Joan Didion: Her Books, Life, and Legacy

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

By Kelsey McConnell

Ending a Sentence with a Preposition & More Grammar Myths Busted

Everything you learned in school is a lie. But who is behind this grammar conspiracy?

By Early Bird Books Staff

Fact or Fantasy: All About Female Samurai Warrior Tomoe Gozen

Can you tell the difference between historical Japanese legend and creative fantasy fiction?

By Matthew Blackburn & Kaytie Norman

10 Alice Walker Quotes That Amaze and Inspire

Powerful wisdom from the author of The Color Purple.

By Kaytie Norman

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