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Horrifying Children’s Books That Still Creep Us Out as Adults

It seems insane these books were ever intended for kids.

National Book Awards Short-List Finalists Announced

Which books are your favorites to win on November 18?

Ted Hughes: An Introduction

Dr. Jeremy Noel-Tod on five must-read books by Ted Hughes.

Gloria Steinem on Domestic Violence and Next Time, She’ll Be Dead

Ann Jones's revolutionary work offers powerful insight into domestic violence.

These Albert Einstein Books Are Easier to Read Than You Think

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

10 Most Terrifying Ghost Stories and Paranormal Novels

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

20 Literary Twitter Feeds to Follow Right Now

The Twitterati will keep you in the literary know.

Top 20 Prequels of All Time

We forged through books, TV, and movies to bring you a list of the best prequels out there.

Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple: Feminist Icon

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

9 Essential Novels for the Modern Existentialist

Avoid your existential crisis by escaping in literature.

The Genius of Kate Atkinson

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

Literary Pilgrimage: Asheville, North Carolina

Head to the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains to tour an important town for four major American writers.

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.

National Book Awards Announce Long List Finalists

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

10 Fantasy Books That’ll Give You Chills

These genre-bending reads are both horrifying and fantastical.

HistoReads: Top 10 Greatest Leaders of All Time

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

10 Survival Books like The Maze Runner

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

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.

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.

This Is Susan Griffin, Hear Her Roar

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