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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.

The New Black Narcissus Trailer Brings Suspense to a Classic

The upcoming limited series from FX promises to bring back the dark psychological thrills of Rumer Godden’s Black Narcissus.

All the AFI Top 100 Movies That Were Based on Books

More than half of the featured films have literary roots.

Read Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Fiery Speech Following Bush v. Gore

“Each side warned that the other risked casting a cloud of illegitimacy over the election.”

9 Things You Didn't Know About Peanuts, Your Favorite Comic

Think you know everything about the Peanuts gang? Think again.

How Books Really Get Banned

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

What It's Like to Read Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man in 2020

Writer Alexander Montgomery reflects on why there's no such thing as "invisible."

9 Wonderful Movies About Famous Writers

Discover a new side of your favorite authors and poets.

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.