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Happy 95th Birthday, Alex Haley!

A celebration of the work of Alex Haley, who wrote ROOTS.

The Literary Art of The Screenplay

When fictional literature (of all genres, I don’t play that sci-fi / horror / romance shame game) is discussed, it’s often ...

Famous People Who Need A YA Backstory

In the spirit of Black History is not just a month-long event, with a side of #WeNeedDiverseBooks, you need to ...

When Movie Characters Read Classics Aloud

I love it when a book reference in a movie makes me perk up. I really love it when the ...

5 Book Recs for the (Imaginary) Kanye West Book Club

Let’s be clear: there is no such thing as the Kanye West Book Club. And, if Yeezy himself is to ...