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Why Aren’t There More Librarians in Pop Culture?

These librarians in pop culture reflect aspects of the real job of a library professional, and here are their relatable on-screen moments.

7 Bookstagrams to Follow If You Love Eating as Much as (or Almost as Much as) Reading

These Bookstagrams are for every reader who also loves food a whole lot.

Bestseller Atlas: 5 Bestselling Novels You’ve Never Heard Of

In order to gain a broader cultural landscape of international literature, one reader went on the lookout for some bestselling novels around the world.

15 Eco-Friendly Gifts for Readers

This list of eco-friendly gifts for readers includes a wide variety of sustainable goodies from totes to mugs to blankets to notebooks.

The Anatomy of the Book

Ever wondered about the structure of the physical book?  Ever wondered what those weird papers at the beginning and back ...

10 Things I Learned About the Antiquarian Book Trade

I spent a week at the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar learning about the rare book trade. Here is the ten takeaways from the seminar.

7 of the Best Audiobook Memoirs Narrated by the Author

Audiobooks can be a good solution when you want to read in grad school. Memoirs, especially memoirs narrated by the author, are a good choice. Here's why.

46 Excruciating Days And Nights Of Not Buying Books

This is what it looks like when a reader gives up buying books for 46 days for Lent.

How To Clean Books: Remove Stains, Mold, and Dirt From Old Books

Whether you're a collector or just the owner of a cherished old family heirloom, you need to know how to clean books, especially old ones.

10 Books That Should Be TV Miniseries

So many great stories are getting adaptations, and one reader selected ten series and books that should be TV miniseries.

50 Must Read LGBTQ Fiction Books

Whether set in the US, Canada, the Northeast of England or South Africa, these must-read LGBTQ fiction books continue to educate, comfort, and remind us.

Literary Tourism: Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville is a bustling, colorful city full of music, food, culture, and a wealth of literary destinations. I was a ...

No More Book Shopping

A Rioter decided to make 2019 the year of not buying anything. As you might've guessed, book shopping turned out to be the hardest to quit.

The Top 10 Books of 2018 (According to My Local Library)

If you are wondering which books the patrons of the Cuyahoga County Public Library couldn’t get enough of, here are the 10 most borrowed books in 2018.

On Passing My Yearly Reading Goal

How did you do with your 2018 reading goal? Here's one reader on finally surpassing hers, and how she managed it this year.