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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.

10 Alice Walker Quotes That Amaze and Inspire

Powerful wisdom from the author of The Color Purple

by Staff

Literary Matchmaking: How The Bookseller Met Ship of Fools

Author Cynthia Swanson discusses her novel's literary influences.

by Cynthia Swanson

Bottoms Up! 10 Literary Inspired Cocktails

Toast your favorite stories with these clever cocktails.

by Jessica Ferri

Epic TV Shows with Shakespearean Themes

Because everything relates back to the Bard ...

by Alison Currie

11 Beautiful Bookstores to Add to Your Bucket List

Some of these lesser-known shops are truly worth a trip around the world.

by Sarah Mangiola

Alice Through the Looking Lens: 8 On-Screen Wonderland Adaptations We Love

Join us as we venture down that legendary rabbit hole, again and again.

by DeAnna Janes

All This and Brains, Too: 5 Signature Literary Fashions

Who else but James Joyce could pull off an eye patch?

by Alison Currie

8 Musicals Based on Books

Leave the singing to the professionals.

by The Reading Room

8 Amazing Characters to Fill the Stark-Shaped Hole in Your Heart

Because the producers have basically killed off half of Westeros by now.

by Paola Crespo

Happy Birthday Shakespeare: 17 Best Shakespeare Movies

"Well, I think I remember Mel Gibson correctly, and he didn't say that."

by Jessica Ferri

Which Southern Writer Are You?

There's more to being Southern than sweet talk and sweet tea.

by Jessica Ferri

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