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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

Test Your Bookish IQ with a Literary Quiz

No doubt you’ve read these seven classic bestsellers . . . but do you know the trivia behind each title?

By Matthew Blackburn

The Nature of Jean Craighead George

Honor the spirit of Earth Day by celebrating the renowned children’s book author and environmentalist.

By Molli Carlson

Quiz: Which Sci Fi Character Would You Be in an Apocalypse?

When zombies, nuclear fallout, or World War III strikes, how will you handle the pressure? Take our apocalypse quiz to find out.

By Kat Sherbo

Forever Relevant: Robin Morgan's The Demon Lover

Gloria Steinem discusses the lasting impact of Robin Morgan's political classic on terrorism.

By Gloria Steinem

“Monster” by Robin Morgan: The Anthem of the Women’s Movement

In 1972, this electrifying poem inspired women everywhere to take a stand in the fight for equality.

By Staff

Fact or Fantasy: All About Female Samurai Warrior Tomoe Gozen

Can you tell the difference between historical Japanese legend and creative fantasy fiction?

By Matthew Blackburn

7 Iconic Books that Defined the 1960s

Go inside the sexiest and most scandalous decade in U.S. history.

By Brook Frazier

What 10 Modern Classic Books About Drugs Are Really Trying to Say

These tales are about more than back alleys and dirty needles.

By Renata Sweeney

10 Books That Push Boundaries

Take your book club for a walk on the wild side with subversive selections.

By Laura De Silva

Business Adventures: Inside the Stock Market Crash of 1962

It was a dark day for everyone on Wall Street—even for the brokers who had lived through "Black Tuesday" in 1929.

By Early Bird Books Staff

Our 9 Favorite Episodes of the New Yorker Fiction Podcast

Every month, renowned authors pick a story from the magazine’s archives to read aloud and discuss—with hilarious results.

By Alexandra Carver

10 Must-Read LGBT Books

Thought-provoking stories by renowned LGBT authors.

By Stephanie Almazan

My True Romance Behind “Trail of Secrets” by Eileen Goudge

Eileen Goudge takes us behind her writing of Trail of Secrets!

By Eileen Goudge

10 Cozy Mysteries for Armchair Detectives

Curl up with crime-solving stories from mystery’s most beloved authors.

By Stephanie Almazan

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