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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 Works of H.G. Wells and His Role in Shaping Science Fiction

The legendary author's sci-fi works were political and realistic, sometimes prescient—and always entertaining.

How Game of Thrones Became the TV Juggernaut It Is Today

Take a crash course in the page-to-screen history of George R.R. Martin's hit series.

Bishop Michael B. Curry Inspires at the Royal Wedding and in His Book

The North Carolina-based bishop and book author left a lasting impression after he gave the sermon at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Windsor wedding on May 19. 

15 Problems Unique to Book Lovers

Being a bibliophile comes with its own set of issues.

The Perfect Mother Author Aimee Molloy on Blending Genres, Motherhood and Kerry Washington

BookTrib and Aimee Molloy discuss the psychological thrills, feminist message, and upcoming adaptation of her hit novel.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Words of Wisdom from Judy Blume: 10 Favorite Quotes

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

How Collective Readership Takes Us Deeper

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

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

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