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Why We Need Little Women Again

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Plan your next big road trip around these destinations.

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The Importance of Older Heroines in Literature

A.J. Hackwith, author of The Library of the Unwritten, reminds us that older women are allowed to be protagonists—and they kick-ass at it.

By A.J. HACKWITH • 2 weeks ago
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Latasha Morrison, author of Be the Bridge, on how books bridge the gap between lives.

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Maria Goodavage reveals the science behind what we already know: Dogs are a gift to humankind.

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Mark Z. Danielewski explains the confines of language and urges us, as readers, to explore outside our comfort zone.

By MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI • 1 month ago
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Why I’m Addressing Toxic Masculinity in My Romance Novels

Rom-coms are funny, but they're no joke.

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How Carl Sagan Inspired Me as a Reader

Sasha Sagan reflects on the lessons that her father taught her about reading—and life.

By SASHA SAGAN • 2 months ago