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How Edward Gorey Helped Revolutionize the Publishing Industry

As a cover designer for Doubleday Anchor, the famed illustrator played a part in the roll-out of the "trade paperback."

By Olivia Mason

Journalist Stefan Fatsis Dives Into the World of Competitive Scrabble

The author of Word Freak recaps the time he faced off against the number one player in North America. 

By Stefan Fatsis

When Books Aren’t Enough: How a Teacher Tries to Make Sense of School Shootings

In the wake of the Parkland shooting, a creative writing instructor reflects on the very real fear that bullets have replaced books.

By BookTrib

Modesty Blaise: Clever, Cunning, Daring, and Kick-Ass

A globe-trotting spy and nobody's "girl," the 1960s heroine is still the epitome of cool.

By BookTrib

Biloxi Blues: School District in Mississippi Bans To Kill a Mockingbird

In light of the recent ban on Harper Lee's classic, one writer reflects on the history of racism and "To Kill a Mockingbird" in the South.

By BookTrib

Authors Speak Out for National Bullying Prevention Month

Dean Koontz, Peter Lerangis, and more discuss the power of words and how we need to change the conversation.

By Early Bird Books Staff

A Bunny's Tale: Gloria Steinem's Shocking Exposé That Challenged Hugh Hefner's Playboy Empire

In “Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions” the journalist shares lessons from her brief stint as a Playboy bunny.

By Abbey White

Words of Wisdom from Judy Blume: 10 Favorite Quotes

Inspiration from the woman who taught us about relationships, growing up, and independence.

By BookTrib

How Collective Readership Takes Us Deeper

"The more I discuss a novel with another person, the better I understand it," says one reader.

By BookTrib

Have iPhone, Will Cook: How Digital Cookbooks Are Finally Breaking Through

The appeal of e-cookbooks, plus recommendations to get you started!

By Matt Berical, TASTE

Top 10 Portrayals of Authors in Movies

The Best Performances of Great Authors

By Bookstr

How to Set Your Reading Goals and Keep Them

Use these helpful tips and tricks to keep you on track

By Bookstr

Piers Paul Read: Why I Wrote Alive

How novelist Piers Paul Read came to write the blockbuster nonfiction sensation.

By Piers Paul Read

Which Cozy Mystery Detective Are You?

Take our quiz to find out which fictional sleuth you most resemble.

By Sarah Janet

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