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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

9 Powerful Civil Rights Quotes About Equality in America

Celebrate the Voting Rights Act of 1965 with these influential reads.

By Rachel Krupitsky

6 Explosive Novels Michael Bay Should Adapt

Buckle in for these action-packed thrillers that are not for the faint of heart.

By Matthew Blackburn

9 Offbeat Books for Summer Road Trips

Pack these off-the-beaten-path books for a different kind of adventure.

By Noomie Tiwutanond

Must-Visit Indie Bookstores

Real-life bookstores as swoon-worthy as The Shop Around the Corner from You’ve Got Mail.

By The Reading Room

The Ultimate Family Road Trip Reading List

Prevent the "I will turn this car around" ordeal and keep the kids entertained with a tablet full of excellent ebooks.

By Mary McAveney

7 Fascinating Facts You Didn’t Know About Cats

Read what anthropologist and author Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has to say right meow!

By Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

A Different Kind of Love Story

Forced into hiding in swamps and forests, Jack and Rochelle stood by each other as they fought the Nazis until the Soviet liberation of Poland in 1944.

By Early Bird Books Staff

The Great Detectives: Famous Crime-Fighting Duos in Mystery Fiction

They say "two is always better than one," and these detective teams prove it.

By Emma Pulitzer

5 Scariest Vampires in Literature

The horror genre's oldest characters continue to spook, so get the garlic handy.

By Grace Srinivasiah

Gloria Steinem on Exterminate All The Brutes

Author Sven Lindqvist takes readers on historical journey across the Sahara Desert and the African continent.

By Gloria Steinem

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