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I Can’t Handle This Reality, So I’m Reading Science Fiction

Coming home from protests too exhausted to handle literary fiction? Try the hopefulness of science fiction.

Books about Brexit, the European Union, and the UK

Books to help you understand the rise of the European Union, and the Brexit decision.

A Reading List for Midterm Elections

If you're looking to get informed about the history of our nation and important movements, get a timely overview with this midterm elections reading list.

A Legacy in Literacy: Books About the Life of Barbara Bush

“If more people could read, write, and comprehend, we could be much closer to solving so many of the other ...

4 Books to Get You Started on Contemporary International Politics

Whether you're just looking to get a foot into politics, or a politically savvy reader who wants to broaden your horizons beyond West-centric systems of governance, this list of books will provide fresh insight and critique on contemporary politics around the world.

NYT’s Romance Coverage Indicates a Bigger Problem

The New York Times' dismissive treatment of romance readers and writers feeds into some of the most pervasive stereotypes of the newspaper.

Libraries Won a Victory In Congress: Here’s How You Can Help Them Win More

One House Appropriations Committee recommends that the government continues to fund libraries. Here is what you can do to show your support.

Books to Read If You Love Veep

Political reads for fans of VEEP

White House Proposes Closing the National Endowment for the Humanities in Fall 2017

The White House's recent budget seeks to close the National Endowment for the Humanities beginning in fiscal year 2018.

House Votes to Give Some Powers of Librarian of Congress to Donald Trump

Congress voted to cut the powers of the first African American Librarian of Congress and give some of her powers to Donald Trump.

Dream President-Novelist Collaborations

Inspired by the James Patterson and Bill Clinton novel collaboration, here are ten dream pairings of presidents and novelists alive at the same time.

This is the Sci-Fi Future that Liberals Want

There is a future I want, and it's one where no one is afraid to face, call out, and strike down systems of oppression.

Advice for Politicians from The Picture of Dorian Gray

Lessons that politicians could learn from The Picture of Dorian Gray.

A Russian History Reading List

A guide to learning about Russian history, from the revolution to Putin.

The Book We Really Don’t Want to Finish: #DNFTrump

The book community over on Twitter has created a wonderfully bookish hashtag on the current state of American politics.