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5 Poems for These Days of Uncertainty

Poetry to help with grief during the age of anxiety.

10 Extraordinary Langston Hughes Poems

Thinking back on my slog through the Los Angeles Unified School District, there were a very few realities that kept ...

Langston Hughes is Still Powerful on His 115th Birthday

Langston Hughes's birthday was yesterday. Here's why we should all still read him.

5 Books to Read in Celebration of A Seat at the Table, Solange’s New Album

Solange has finally dropped her latest full-length album, A Seat at the Table. Shades of the album can be found in these five books.

Literary Activism: Writers Raise Money to Preserve Langston Hughes’ House

Donate to an Indiegogo campaign trying to save Langston Hughes' house.

When Authors Collaborate

When reading about Aziz Ansari’s book for our “Books to Watch For in June” post, I found myself a little bit ...

How To Make the Subway More Bookish

I spend a lot of time on the New York City subways, so it came as no surprise to me ...

Twitter for Poetry Lovers: 12 Accounts You Should Follow

In this fast-paced electronic age, poetry is severely undervalued and under read. Luckily, some poetry fans have taken their passion ...

50 Books to Read Before You’re 11 3/4: Readers’ Picks

A little while ago, I posted my selections for half of the 50 Books to Read Before You’re 11 3/4, ...

3 Books to Read Before You See THE GREAT GATSBY

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is a story about alluring surfaces and rotted insides, about beautiful lies and ugly ...