Alice Burton

Chicagoan and aspiring cryptozoologist Alice Burton has a B.A. in Comparative Literature and is an Archives Assistant with the Frances Willard Historical Society. When not booking or historying, she is singing soprano wherever people will have her. She will watch any documentary on Neanderthals or giant extinct animals, and has a Stockholm Syndrome-like love for Chicago and its winters. Blog: Reading Rambo Twitter: @itsalicetime

Why Should the Book World Care About National Coming Out Day?

Queer authors have always been here. Let's make the book world safe for their stories.

6 Book Characters Who Would Beat the Pants Off Everyone At Pokemon Go

Literary characters who would be better at Pokemon Go than you.

100 Must-Read Titles About Women’s History

100 women's history titles for your bookshelf.

So You Want to Read Some Classic Lesbian Literature

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17 Great Upcoming Books About Women: BEA Edition

Exciting books about women coming soon that we spotted on the Book Expo America floor!

The Tote Bags of Book Expo America

A tour of the bookish totes of BEA

Julian Fellowes’s BELGRAVIA: Why the Serialized Novel is More Relevant Than Ever

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The Scumme of Heathenish Brains: A 17th Century Feminist Takes Down A Pamphleteer

Highlights from a 1617 feminist's response to a sexist pamphlet.

The 5 Best Classic Novels to Read in Spring

Five of the best classics to pick up in springtime.

Ladies in Literature Who May Have Gone Too Far

Let’s See How Book Ads Looked in 1910

7 Books to Prep You for the Return of The X-Files

Classic Book Pairings for Every Song on Adele’s “25”

Carol: The Adaptation the Lesbian Community Deserves