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How Books Can Help Us in Times of Transition

Reading plays a large role in helping people find meaning, purpose, and direction in times of uncertainty.

By BRUCE FEILER • 2 months ago
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The Magic of New York City in Life and in Literature

New York is a city of complex stories.

By LEE CONELL • 2 months ago
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How Book Clubs Can Help End Loneliness

Book clubs have the opportunity to increase empathy, self-disclosure, and deepen self-knowledge.

By MARISSA KING • 3 months ago
Author Essay

Watching Shirley on the Big Screen

Susan Scarf Merrell, author of Shirley, walks us through watching her novel unfold in the movie adaptation.

By SUSAN SCARF MERRELL • 3 months ago
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Why We’re Obsessed With the Smell of Books

Can't get enough of that book smell? Here's why.

By GEORGE ZAIDAN • 3 months ago
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The Power of Sisterhood in Difficult Times

The hosts of the popular LadyGang podcast emphasize the importance of friendship right now.

By KELTIE KNIGHT, BECCA TOBIN and JAC VANEK • 3 months ago
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How to Create a Relaxing Reading Environment

Put some careful thought and planning into curating a cozy reading space.

By TANYA LICHTENSTEIN • 4 months ago
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How TV Shows Helped Me Write My Debut Novel

I wanted to write a book that would say something about the world, and at the same time, be fun to watch.

By MEGHA MAJUMDAR • 4 months ago