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Banned Books: It All Comes Down to Sex

Reading formerly banned books, you become a literary scavenger of the past—it’s impossible to read these works without analyzing the time from which they came.

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Gripping Books About Cults

These fascinating reads give insight into worlds—real and imagined—that we know nothing about.

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14 Books to Read with Your Sister

Blood or not, the bonds of sisterhood run deep. Read these with your best gal pals.

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Alexander Weinstein on Dealing with Writer’s Block

How to silence The Inner Critic and rediscover The Writer within.

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12 Books of Poetry You Should Read Right Now

A dozen poets who will make you see the present—and the past—in a new light.

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Becoming American

Matthew B.J. Delaney, author of sci-fi thriller Black Rain, tells Read it Forward why he decided to protect and serve.

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Marisa Silver’s Writing Space

The author of Little Nothing gives Read it Forward a peek into her seaside-inspired office.

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Literary Kill, Marry, Shag: The Women

Who would you pick among these leading ladies of literature?

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