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If Famous Artists Illustrated Classic Books

A couple of years ago I wrote a post about famous artists I would pick to illustrate classic works of ...

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read In February

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, ...

When To Savor a Book

Some books are like roller coasters: you just want to get on, hold on for dear life, and ride it ...

3 On A YA Theme: It’s Halloween

This week is all about tricks and treats, so in observance, I’m breaking from the (not so) strict rules of ...

Helping Ourselves: Rioters’ Favorite Self-Help Books

Recently, I had a Book People Problem. My reading had slowed down to almost nothing but YA re-reads and social media updates, ...

Books I’m Embarrassed to Read In Public

Recently, Slate published an article with the title “Yes, Adults Should Be Embarrassed To Read YA” because I sweartogod it ...

CREATIVITY INC by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace: A Review

It didn’t start out on purpose, but so few things of great interest truly do. It was winter break, I ...

Black Authors’ Best B-Sides

I’m happy to report that there are so many Black authors out there, that in order to bring you their ...

The Long Summer of Not-Reading

It was the end of the school year before the one we’re in right now, and I was about to ...

Hayao Miyazaki and the Courage to Quit

Legendary filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki – an animation god, and a remarkable storyteller beyond that – has just released his latest ...

Ray Bradbury in His Own Words

Legendary science fiction author Ray Bradbury would have celebrated his 93rd birthday on August 22. We are quite fond of ...

10 Great Commencement Speeches by Writers

It’s graduation time again, people! The smell of potential energy is in the air and speakers everywhere are preparing to ...

In Memoriam: Writers Who Died in 2012

To those who are gone, but whose words remain. Here is a list of writers, who, sadly, passed away in ...

Why Re-Read?

Wanna see a magic trick? First, observe there’s nothing up my sleeves, right? Okay, now watch me magically split the ...

A Book For Each Season: 6 Perfect Autumn Reads

I don’t eat watermelon during the winter. I don’t drink warm apple cider on the fourth of July. I don’t ...