Complicated Fathers in Literature

Sometimes dads just don’t fit the bill, and these characters can relate.

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.

The Family That Inspired J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan

The Peter Pan author based his characters in real life.

5 Little Women Quotes We Still Love Today

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

35 Must-Read Modern Classics

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

20 of Our Favorite Famous First Lines in Literature

From Melville to Didion, these first sentences created lasting and notable impressions.

In His Own Words: 15 Inspiring Pat Conroy Quotes

Conroy turned his personal pain into novels that resonated deeply with readers.

The Best Book Club Books for Fall 2019

There's something for everyone in this list!

11 Books for Downton Abbey Withdrawal

After you see the Crawley family one last time, let these 11 books assuage the end of Downton grief.

10 Books Like The Nightingale

Revel in the resilience of women with these historical fiction novels.

Iris Murdoch: Remembering a Literary Icon

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

The 6 Best Dads in Literature

Celebrate these stand-out father figures.

12 Unforgettable Female Friendships in Literature

Celebrate the unsung heroine of books: friendship.

8 Books to Read on a Snow Day

Grab a book, blanket, bed, and booze!

8 Books to Give Your Loved Ones This Hanukkah

With eight days of celebration, you're going to need a couple of gift ideas...

In Memory of William Goldman, 1931-2018

The legendary writer behind Marathon Man, The Princess Bride, and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid has passed away at the age of 87.