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How Negativity Affects the Way We Read

John Tierney, the author of The Power of Bad, explains the impacts of negative book reviews.

By JOHN TIERNEY • 3 months ago
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10 Books You Should Read While You Exercise

Take your workout and self-love routine to the next level.

By KELLY MCGONIGAL • 3 months ago
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Why We Need Little Women Again

Generations have been entranced by the adventures of the four March sisters and it's not stopping any time soon—here's why.

By VIRGINIA KANTRA • 4 months ago
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Top Bookstores and Breweries to Visit in America

Plan your next big road trip around these destinations.

By J. RYAN STRADAL • 4 months ago
Author Essay

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 • 4 months ago
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Reading Books to Build Empathy

Latasha Morrison, author of Be the Bridge, on how books bridge the gap between lives.

By LATASHA MORRISON • 5 months ago
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How Dogs Heal Us

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

By MARIA GOODAVAGE • 5 months ago
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The Trouble With Language Is Language

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

By MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI • 5 months ago