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5 Most Under Appreciated Crime Writers

And why they deserve to be read forever.

By Otto Penzler

10 Fantasy Books That’ll Give You Chills

These genre-bending reads are both horrifying and fantastical.

By DeAnna Janes

10 Books That Are Nothing Like the Film Adaptation

If you've only seen the movie, you don't know the real story.

By The Reading Room

HistoReads: Top 10 Greatest Leaders of All Time

Play "follow the leader" with biographies about history’s most notable people.

By DeAnna Janes

10 Survival Books like The Maze Runner

Get lost in stories of survival, discovery, and determination.

By Kaitlyn Johnston

Axis vs. Allies: 10 Riveting World War II Thrillers

Rev up your mind—and your pulse—with these action-packed novels set during World War II.

By Grace Srinivasiah

Gloria Steinem on Pat Conroy’s The Great Santini

The Great Santini stands as a classic account of families shaped by the rigid patriarchy around them.

By Gloria Steinem

Literature’s Sexual Rebels

Erica Jong shocked readers with her novel about women's sexuality in the 1970s, and she tells us why she's ready to do it again.

By Erica Jong

This Is Susan Griffin, Hear Her Roar

The pioneering ecofeminist and Woman and Nature author discusses her book and today's discriminatory climate.

By Early Bird Books Staff

11 Sexy Books That Stimulate Your Brain

Get turned onto books that mix humor, philosophy—and, yes, sex.

By Greta Shull

Life Lessons from a Warhol Superstar

Author and filmmaker Catherine O’Sullivan Shorr first met singer and Warhol star Nico one brief summer day, when she was making the biggest decision of her life.

By Catherine O’Sullivan Shorr

9 Quotes to Celebrate Women’s Equality Day

Girls just wanna have equal rights.

By Staff

The Guardian Wants You to Help Name the Greatest English-Language Novels

The British newspaper is inviting readers to amend its list of 100 great novels.

By The Reading Room

Excerpt: Married Sex, by Jesse Kornbluth

"If you're still having sex, you can save the marriage."

By Early Bird Books Staff

22 Awesomely Bad Book Covers

These paperbacks deserve to be judged by their covers.

By Claudia Kelley

10 Unapologetic Books About Race in America

These works started the dialogue; we're continuing the conversation.

By Noomie Tiwutanond

11 Quotes to Inspire Readers and Writers

Let these words of wisdom from Pat Conroy, William Styron, Natalie Goldberg, and others inspire you to finish that book.

By Noomie Tiwutanond

7 Books About the War in the Pacific

Read your way through WWII with these true stories of blood, sand, and saltwater.

By Renata Sweeney

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