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From feuding families to balcony scenes, these novels draw on the best of the Bard.

The Nature of Jean Craighead George

Honor the spirit of Earth Day by celebrating the renowned children’s book author and environmentalist.

Forever Relevant: Robin Morgan's The Demon Lover

Gloria Steinem discusses the lasting impact of Robin Morgan's political classic on terrorism.

What 10 Modern Classic Books About Drugs Are Really Trying to Say

These tales are about more than back alleys and dirty needles.

10 Books That Push Boundaries

Take your book club for a walk on the wild side with subversive selections.

13 Sad Books for When You Need a Good Cry

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Our 9 Favorite Episodes of the New Yorker Fiction Podcast

Every month, renowned authors pick a story from the magazine’s archives to read aloud and discuss—with hilarious results.

My True Romance Behind “Trail of Secrets” by Eileen Goudge

Eileen Goudge takes us behind her writing of Trail of Secrets!

11 Cozy Mysteries for Armchair Detectives

Curl up with crime-solving stories from mystery’s most beloved authors.

9 Mystery Authors Like Agatha Christie

We have a hunch you'll enjoy these eccentric characters, crafty plots, and clever red herrings.

7 Reasons Why Vintage Young Adult Horror Is Still Awesome

Is vintage horror scarier than contemporary thrillers? We think so.