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Hello, Old Friends: 17 Classic Children's Books

These characters were there through thick and thin.

Revisiting The Color Purple: A Discussion with Alice Walker

Ms. Walker answers readers' questions about her most famous work.

The Best Jane Austen Movies

They've bewitched us, body and soul.

11 Inspiring Female Coming of Age Stories

From Jane Austen to Roxane Gay, these inspiring stories prove that you are never too old to find yourself.

A Dog Returns to His Fierce Nature in The Call of the Wild

Read an excerpt from Jack London's classic adventure novel.

5 Little Women Quotes We Still Love Today

"Don't try to make me grow up before my time..."

Gloria Steinem on The Color Purple

The iconic feminist praises Alice Walker's ability to move readers.

10 Alice Walker Quotes That Amaze and Inspire

Powerful wisdom from the author of The Color Purple.

35 Must-Read Modern Classics

These reads from the last century all deserve a place on your bookshelf.

10 Most Popular Books of All Time

From the 17th century to the late 90's, we've covered the classics.

Italo Calvino's Life, Legacy and 9 Must-Read Books

Meet the man who helped define magical realism.

The 19 Best Magical Realism Books You Haven’t Read Yet

Go beyond the most popular magical realism books and read these hidden gems.

8 Books We Wish We Read in High School

If we could do it all over again, we'd make time for these stories.

8 Short Story Books to Celebrate Jorge Luis Borges

In honor of Jorge Luis Borges's 120th birthday, here are 8 short story books similar to Borges's works.

Iris Murdoch: Remembering a Literary Icon

100 years after her birth, we celebrate the impact of the novelist and philosopher.

Art in Fiction: 10 Novels That Take You Beyond The Goldfinch

If you loved Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, we know what you should read next.

13 Classic LGBTQ Novels to Celebrate Pride Month

These impressive works of fiction paved the way for the genre.

The 6 Best Dads in Literature

Celebrate these stand-out father figures.