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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

Why Reading Einstein is Easier Than You Think

He's one of the most brilliant men in history – and one of the most fun to read. See why.

By Greta Shull

6 Trans Memoirs That Inspire, Impress, and Encourage

These coming-of-acceptance stories need to be at the top of your list.

By DeAnna Janes

10 Most Terrifying Ghost Stories and Paranormal Novels

Re-living these scary ghost stories gave us the creeps. Just kidding, it was awesome.

By Jessica Ferri

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

Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple: Feminist Icon

In "Miss Marple vs. The Mansplainers," Alice Bolin salutes Agatha Christie's feminist detective hero.

By Jessica Ferri

9 Essential Novels for the Modern Existentialist

Avoid your existential crisis by escaping in literature.

By Grace Srinivasiah

The Ultimate Mad Men Reading List

Depressed that Mad Men is no more? Read your way through the pain.

By Jessica Ferri

How Books Really Get Banned

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

By Grace Srinivasiah

The Genius of Kate Atkinson

With Life After Life, the English writer takes the reincarnation story to new heights.

By Jessica Ferri

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

Beyond Sister Wives: 5 Reads That Explore Mormonism

Everyone's favorite plural family is back! Complement your poly-binge-watching with these Mormon-related reads.

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

National Book Awards Announce Long List Finalists

The National Book Awards announce their complete list of finalists for 2015. Which books will you read?

By Jessica Ferri

5 Most Under Appreciated Crime Writers

And why they deserve to be read forever.

By Otto Penzler

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