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Early Bird Books Reading 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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How 10-Year-Old Josh Waitzkin Beat Chess Master Edward A. Frumkin

Author Fred Waitzkin remembers his son's first big win.

Vita Sackville-West: Virginia Woolf’s Greatest Love Affair

Meet the woman who inspired Virginia Woolf's most fanciful novel.

What Skipping to the End of the Book Says About You

Just how bad is it to peek at the final pages?

Confessions of a Kindle Lover

"I realize now that a love for books in all forms is possible."

Alice Walker Tells Us How We Can Have Peace on Earth

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

"Your Horoscope," by Roger Angell

The famous essayist wrote about more than just baseball.

Revisiting The Color Purple: A Discussion with Alice Walker

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

I Am Spartacus! Remembering Kirk Douglas, 1916-2020

Read an excerpt from Kirk Douglas's 2012 memoir.

Gloria Steinem on Pat Conroy’s The Great Santini

The Great Santini stands as a classic account of families shaped by the rigid patriarchy around them.

Gloria Steinem on The Color Purple

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

Ending a Sentence with a Preposition & More Grammar Myths Busted

Everything you learned in school is a lie. But who is behind this grammar conspiracy?

9 Female Authors Who Wrote Under Male Pen Names

They broke through barriers to get their voices heard.

Gloria Steinem's Favorite Books, in Her Own Words

The legendary feminist and activist reveals the books that have influenced her life and outlook.

First Read: Fear of Flying, by Erica Jong

Jong's ferocious take on female sexuality, independence, and infidelity is still striking to new readers, 45 years after it was first published.

How Game of Thrones Became the TV Juggernaut It Is Today

Take a crash course in the page-to-screen history of George R.R. Martin's hit series.

6 Gloria Steinem Books That Will Inspire You

Through her writing, the feminist icon shares the wisdom she's gained from decades of activism.