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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.

Literary Pilgrimage: Sleepy Hollow, New York

October is the perfect month to visit Washington Irving's favorite town—and the setting for his spine tingling short story, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

by Jessica Ferri

Wes Anderson’s Love Affair with Literature

In Wes Anderson's films, books offer solace and keep a record of people and places past.

by Jessica Ferri

Gloria Steinem on Domestic Violence and Next Time, She’ll Be Dead

Ann Jones's revolutionary work offers powerful insight into domestic violence.

by Gloria Steinem

20 Literary Twitter Feeds to Follow Right Now

The Twitterati will keep you in the literary know.

by Jessica Ferri

Top 20 Prequels of All Time

We forged through books, TV, and movies to bring you a list of the best prequels out there.

by DeAnna Janes

How Many Banned Books Can You Guess?

More than 11,300 books have been banned or challenged across the globe. Take our quiz to find out how many you know.

by Morgan Ratner

How Books Really Get Banned

"Banning books is one thing, killing them is something else."

by Grace Srinivasiah

Literary Pilgrimage: Asheville, North Carolina

Head to the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains to tour an important town for four major American writers.

by Jessica Ferri

Which Mega Popular Fall Book Should You Read?

You don't have time to read them all, so take this quiz to find your perfect book of the season.

by Jessica Ferri

14 Book Lovers to Follow on Instagram

These book-centric Instagram accounts will give a serious reading problem (as if you don't have one already).

by Jessica Ferri

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

This Is Susan Griffin, Hear Her Roar

The pioneering ecofeminist and Woman and Nature author discusses her book and today's discriminatory climate.

by Early Bird Books Staff

11 Quotes to Inspire Readers and Writers

Let these words of wisdom from Pat Conroy, William Styron, Natalie Goldberg, and others inspire you to finish that book.

by Noomie Tiwutanond

Gloria Steinem on Exterminate All The Brutes

Author Sven Lindqvist takes readers on historical journey across the Sahara Desert and the African continent.

by Gloria Steinem

The Mermaid and the Minotaur: “The Uncle Tom’s Cabin of Men Raising Children”

Gloria Steinem reflects on Dorothy Dinnerstein's feminist classic and gender equality in early societies.

by Gloria Steinem

Still on the Edge: Gloria Steinem Explores the Marge Piercy Classic

Gloria Steinem discusses the continued importance of Marge Piercy's sci-fi classic, Woman on the Edge of Time.

by Gloria Steinem

The Sacred Hoop: “Patriarchy is Neither Universal Nor Inevitable”

Paula Gunn Allen, a Native American activist, offers hope for the future in The Sacred Hoop, says Gloria Steinem.

by Gloria Steinem

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