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Alice Walker Tells Readers: "Don’t Despair"

"Do we turn on others, or toward others? Do we share our awakening, or only our despair?"

By Alice Walker

Nicholas Sparks Reads Pat Conroy For The WSJ Book Club

The online book club’s newest host selects The Lords of Discipline

By Staff

Who Was Nat Turner?

The Facts Behind The Birth of a Nation Movie

By Greta Shull

The Edward Snowden Book That Answers All Your Questions

Expert Richard Rashke discusses NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in his book The Whistleblower’s Dilemma

By Renata Sweeney

Rachel Carson Wants You to Share Your Sense of Wonder

The legendary environmentalist emphasizes the importance of sharing nature with children. 

By Rachel Krupitsky

7 Misty-Eyed Mother’s Day Reads

Don't cry. If you start crying, we'll start crying.

By Sierra Tavasolian

God Save the Queen: 8 Royal Reads for Her Majesty’s Birthday

Whether you're a royalist or not, you can still enjoy these royal reads.

By Jessica Ferri

We’ve Got Something Big to Tell You

We're joining forces with our sister site Early Bird Books—and it's going to change the way you find your next great read.

By Early Bird Books Staff

The Re-Read: Anne Sexton

Rediscover the poetry of Anne Sexton—beyond your high school English class.

By Karen Iorio

Girl Squad: Fierce Females Throughout History

If girl squads were a thing in the past, these gals would put Taylor and her supermodels to shame.

By DeAnna Janes

Your Favorite Characters from YA Books: Where Are They Now?

Say hello to your friends! And find out what they've been up to. But beware, spoilers!

By Molly Reiniger

Valentine’s Day Antidote: Villette by Charlotte Brontë

Fight reductive HEA (Happily Ever After) with Charlotte Brontë's last, best, novel.

By Cailey Hall

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