Best Literary History Book Recommendations

Here at Early Bird Books, we love all things that have to do with books, reading, and literary news and movies. Browse below for some highlights from our blog!

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25 Book Character Costumes Perfect for Halloween

From children's books to classic horror, we've got you covered.

11 Iconic Books that Defined the 1960s

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

Delve into the Mystery of Nancy Drew’s Legacy with Girl Sleuth 

This book dives into the true story behind every girl’s favorite detective.

9 Female Authors Who Wrote Under Male Pen Names

They broke through barriers to get their voices heard.

8 Books to Read Based on Your Favorite Stories

Love the oldies, but looking for something new? You’ve come to the right place.

The Trailer for Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Promises an Epic Reboot

Nancy may have upgraded to a cellphone and a skateboard, but she’s still the plucky heroine of your childhood.

In-Flight Entertainment: 8 Books to Read on a Plane

Flying is so much better when you have a book to keep you company.

10 Captivating Writer Biographies

See these talented authors in a whole new light.

Powerful Quotes About Depression from William Styron's Memoir Darkness Visible

Author William's Styron's public fight with depression has helped others who have struggled with mental illness.

5 Must-Read Carson McCullers Books

Throughout her career, the author of The Heart is a Lonely Hunter showed a deep empathy for, and understanding of, the outsider.

How Mary Roberts Rinehart Got Her Start—and Invented a New Kind of Mystery

The so-called "American Agatha Christie" revolutionized the mystery genre with her 1908 novel, The Circular Staircase.

Looking Back: Joyce Maynard on Her Career-Launching Essay and Relationship With J.D. Salinger

Joyce Maynard's 1972 essay captured life in 1960s America—and the attention of one of the world's most enigmatic icons.

Jon Land Takes on a Classic as the New Voice Behind the Jessica Fletcher Murder, She Wrote Book Series

In anticipation of his upcoming Murder, She Wrote novels, the bestselling author reflects on continuing such an iconic series.

The Life and Genius of Graham Greene

The author of The Quiet American and The End of the Affair was an unforgettable voice of the 20th century.

Christina Crawford on Why It's So Important to Remember "Herstory"

The author of "Daughters of the Inquisition" tells us why she's so interested in women's history and how, by learning from the mistakes of the past, we can change the future.

13 Novels That’ll Take You Back to School

Hit the books and dive into the crazy world of academia.

Now Trending: Could New J.D. Salinger Books Be on the Horizon?

Sources say the author planned for new book releases between 2015 and 2020—but is it only a myth?

Anthony Burgess and Four Other Authors Who Hate Their Books

These five authors turned on their critically acclaimed books.