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All The Dead Literary Ladies (And Some Dudes, Too)

Jessa Crispin, in the midst of an existential crisis, follows the lives of exiled writers and artists.

By Jessica Ferri

National Book Awards Short-List Finalists Announced

Which books are your favorites to win on November 18?

By Jessica Ferri

How Many Banned Books Can You Guess?

More than 11,300 books have been banned or challenged across the globe. Take our quiz to find out how many you know.

By Morgan Ratner

9 Essential Novels for the Modern Existentialist

Avoid your existential crisis by escaping in literature.

By Grace Srinivasiah

The Ultimate Mad Men Reading List

Depressed that Mad Men is no more? Read your way through the pain.

By Jessica Ferri

Which Mega Popular Fall Book Should You Read?

You don't have time to read them all, so take this quiz to find your perfect book of the season.

By Jessica Ferri

National Book Awards Announce Long List Finalists

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

By Jessica Ferri

10 Books That Are Nothing Like the Film Adaptation

If you've only seen the movie, you don't know the real story.

By The Reading Room

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.

By Gloria Steinem

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.

By Erica Jong

9 Quotes to Celebrate Women’s Equality Day

Girls just wanna have equal rights.

By Staff

Excerpt: Married Sex, by Jesse Kornbluth

"If you're still having sex, you can save the marriage."

By Early Bird Books Staff

10 Unapologetic Books About Race in America

These works started the dialogue; we're continuing the conversation.

By Noomie Tiwutanond

11 Quotes to Inspire Readers and Writers

Let these words of wisdom from Pat Conroy, William Styron, Natalie Goldberg, and others inspire you to finish that book.

By Noomie Tiwutanond

9 Powerful Civil Rights Quotes About Equality in America

Celebrate the Voting Rights Act of 1965 with these influential reads.

By Rachel Krupitsky

9 Offbeat Books for Summer Road Trips

Pack these off-the-beaten-path books for a different kind of adventure.

By Noomie Tiwutanond

5 Scariest Vampires in Literature

The horror genre's oldest characters continue to spook, so get the garlic handy.

By Grace Srinivasiah

An Iconic Character Changes in Go Set A Watchman

According to early reviews, Atticus Finch is different from the man we knew in To Kill A Mockingbird.

By The Reading Room

Books Behind the Headlines

Dive deeper into this week's top stories.

By Kyle Davis

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