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10 Famous Memoirs Everyone Should Read Once

It's time to get to cracking on the books on your to-be-read list. We're here to help you prioritize.

by Rachel Krupitsy

10 Essential Authors of Chicano Literature

The best in modern Mexican American literature.

by Laura De Silva

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

15 Cuba Travel Tips Every Tourist Needs to Know

Author Andrei Codrescu tells it like it is: Headed to the island? Pack aspirin and chocolate. And more.

by Staff

6 Lovers Better than Mr. Darcy

There is love beyond Pemberly, and the following heroes from these Euro romance novels prove it.

by Grace Srinivasiah

Short Story: “Food of the Gods,” by Simon R. Green

The British sci-fi author shares a dark delicacy with a twist you won't see coming.

by Staff

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

10 Epic Fantasy Books Like Game of Thrones

Set out on a new quest with these fantasy sagas.

by Mary McAveney

Sacramental Horror: Scaring the Hell out of People for 1,500 Years

Horror writer Jonathan Ryan shares how he uses his Christian faith to inspire, but not define, his writing.

by Jonathan Ryan

10 Best Memoirs That Will Change Your Outlook on Life

You can't help but see the world with a new perspective after reading these engrossing memoirs.

by Rachel Krupitsky

The Handmaid’s Tale: A Warning About Patriarchy and Power

Gloria Steinem on how Margaret Atwood's classic shows the significance of reproductive freedom.

by Gloria Steinem

5 Tips for Adopting Rescue Pets

Author Susan Morse and greyhound rescuer Claudia Presto get to the nitty-gritty of giving an animal a forever home.

by Susan Morse

Gloria Steinem on the Many Reasons to Read The Group

How Mary McCarthy's classic can be read as an indicator of change—or the lack of it.

by Gloria Steinem

5 Awesome Books About Motherhood

Give Mom the gift of the written word, courtesy of Candice Bergman, Erma Bombeck, and others.

by Grace Srinivasiah

6 Touching Animal Friendships That Leap Off the Page

Can’t we all just get along? These furry friends show us how it’s done.

by Rachel Krupitsky

Life Changing Lit: The Color Purple

Gloria Steinem praises Alice Walker's ability to move readers.

by Gloria Steinem

Who’s Your Literary Animal Sidekick?

Take our quiz to find out which cuddly book character you should keep as a pet.

by Molli Carlson

Gloria Steinem Discusses Sex & World Peace

Valerie Hudson's critical book shows how violence against women is a proxy for nationwide violence.

by Gloria Steinem

Star-Crossed Lovers: YA Lit Inspired by Romeo and Juliet

From feuding families to balcony scenes, these novels draw on the best of the Bard.

by Megan Radogna

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