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8 Books to Read on a Snow Day

Grab a book, blanket, bed, and booze!

By The Reading Room

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.

By Early Bird Books Staff

10 Rainy Day Reads

These books are the perfect complement to the next dreary day.

By The Reading Room

25 Modern Classic Must-Reads

This list of essential titles has something for everyone.

By Jessica Ferri

10 of Our Favorite First Lines in Literature

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

By Audrey Webster

Still Winning at 50!: Longevity in Literature and Film

These books and their film adaptations still captivate audiences today.

By BookTrib

How Collective Readership Takes Us Deeper

"The more I discuss a novel with another person, the better I understand it," says one reader.

By BookTrib

Joan Didion's Play It As It Lays: The Dark Heart of the American Dream

An excerpt from the literary icon's novel about loneliness and life's unanswerable questions.

By Olivia Mason

12 Books About Friendship in Adulthood

Books on friendship that pay tribute to the families we choose

By Olivia Mason

11 Books by Black Authors You Must Read Now

These books by black authors are an essential part of the literary canon.

By Greta Shull

Nicholas Sparks Reads Pat Conroy For The WSJ Book Club

The online book club’s newest host selects The Lords of Discipline

By Staff

Literary Matchmaking: How The Bookseller Met Ship of Fools

Author Cynthia Swanson discusses her novel's literary influences.

By Cynthia Swanson

8 Novels Inspired by the Odyssey

Odysseus’ epic adventure sparked ideas in the minds of James Joyce, William Faulkner, and more.

By Jessica Ferri

Bottoms Up! 10 Literary Inspired Cocktails

Toast your favorite stories with these clever cocktails.

By Jessica Ferri

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