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Junot Díaz Accused Of #MeToo Misconduct

Author Junot Díaz has become the latest in a string of authors accused of misconduct.

Books by Black Authors That Should Be on Everyone’s Bookshelves

Black History Month may be over, but people can celebrate black authors every single day.

Exploring the Art of the Short Story Through Murakami’s THE STRANGE LIBRARY

A Rioter unpacks the experience of reading short stories--the joy and finality that comes with it--through Haruki Murakami's THE STRANGE LIBRARY.

Books That Helped Me Grieve for My Mother

A personal list of books that helped one reader grieve.

5 Author Podcasts I Want for Christmas

I want these author podcasts for Christmas, only these author podcasts will do.

10 Memorable Author Moments on Late Night with Seth Meyers

Memorable moments with authors as guests on the third season of the late night talkshow Late Night with Seth Meyers on NBC.

The Favorite Authors of My Favorite Authors

The favorite authors of Junot Diaz, Joan Didion, and more of one reader's favorite writers.

Genre Kryptonite: Books about Immigrants

August 2015 marks 20 years that my parents and I have been living in the United States. We came to ...

To Junot Díaz

Hi again. You probably don’t remember me whatsoever but I sent you an email last year—September 27th to be exact–for ...

Risky Similes and Writing Style: They Can Make or Break It

I’ve pointed out the value of beautiful language before, but now it’s time to get specific. Just to make sure we ...

Experiencing the VONA Writing Workshops For Writers of Color

Ten years ago I did one of the best things I’ve ever done for myself: I became a part of ...

15 Author Pages You Should Like on Facebook

Want more bookishness if your Facebook feed? Check out these wicked awesome author fan pages. 1. Paulo Coelho If you ...

Our Favorite Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novels

Love it or hate it, The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt just won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. (Personally, I LOVE ...

/r/Down the Rabbit Hole: A Bookish Introduction to Reddit

Even for those of us who consider ourselves technologically savvy, internet-literate, and “with it” in a way belied by our ...

Book to the Future: 10 Authors We’ll Still Read and Revere in 100 Years

The book world is full of discussions about the so-called literary canon. Fair enough. It’s understandably easy to get sucked ...