Be Your Own Friend: Reflections on Growing Up Bookish and Male

"Books became my friends when I no longer had any, and the only fictional character who has ever come close to filling the void is Matilda Wormwood."

Comfort Reads for the Christmas Holidays

There's nothing quite like spending those days off getting cozy and enjoying some comfort reads--the old favorites you return to every year.

A Eulogy For The Books I Have Loved But Will Never Re-read

What books have changed your life--but you're never picking them up again?

Giveaway: Tickets to Matilda The Musical

This giveaway is sponsored by Matilda the Musical. MATILDA is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a ...

And I’d Do It Again: Books We Wish We Could Read Again for the First Time

Sometimes a reading a particular book can be so amazing, so life-changing, or so personal, that when other people read it, ...

Read It Before You See It: Broadway Musicals Edition

As you plan your fall trip to New York (real or imaginary), you had better make a trip through your ...

Matilda On Broadway and Other Children’s Books That Should Be Musicals

Last Thursday, Roald Dahl’s classic children’s novel Matilda officially opened its run on Broadway. While it’s been in previews for ...

The Roald Dahl Survival Guide For Kids

Only two books have been so good to demand insomnia of me until they were completed. One was The Great ...