In 2022, the Carol Shields Prize Will Award Female Novelists

Only women and nonbinary authors will be eligible to win.

22 Books by Irish Authors You Don’t Want to Miss

The Emerald Isle has given us U2, Guinness, and, most importantly, gifted storytellers.

You Shouldn’t Buy Any Coronavirus Books From Amazon Just Yet

It’s too soon for any reputable books about coronavirus.

12 Life-Changing Books Every Woman Should Read

Life's too short for boring books. Get inspired with these life-changing reads.

Alice Walker Tells Us How We Can Have Peace on Earth

Read an essay from Alice Walker’s book, Living by the Word.

8 Works of Poetry About Love and Healing

Poetry connects us and proves that we are not alone in our suffering.

Why My Dark Vanessa Was Dropped From Oprah's Book Club

The American Dirt controversy has made it even harder to make the cut.

8 Books About Disease to Get You Through the Coronavirus Outbreak

Understand how people fight—and survive—new diseases.

9 Books Like Little Fires Everywhere

Soak up the secrets, scandals, and splintering families.

Quarantine Reads: All the Books You Can't Put Down

The best Coronavirus prevention? Stay inside with a good book.

Why Business Adventures Is One of Bill Gates’s Favorite Books

Read stories about Wall Street, General Electric and more.

10 Essential Sherman Alexie Books

The National Book Award winner has written much more than The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.

How Former Slave Elizabeth Keckley Befriended the Lincolns

An excerpt from the memoir of a woman who bought her own freedom and became a dressmaker for Mary Todd Lincoln.

The 15 Best Dystopian Books You Haven’t Read Yet

Big Brother doesn’t want you reading these novels.

Why The Fifteen Percent Is One of the Best Books to Read for Success

Author Terry Giles explains why some people “make it,” and some don’t.

8 Books About the War in the Pacific

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

10 of the Best Books for Cat Lovers

Fiction and facts about our favorite feline friends.

9 Addictive Young Adult Historical Fiction Novels

Growing up in the past wasn't always easy—but it does make for interesting fiction.