Authors have long been known for their pets. But why have so many authors, including Virginia Woolf, historically had pet monkeys?
Bookstores are for profit businesses, so why do readers often feel obligated to help out when bookstores are struggling financially?
In celebration of Read Harder's eighth year, I've rounded up some of my favorite queer reads that I might not have picked up otherwise.
A reader finally gets around to reading Station Eleven and ponders the changing impact of books over time.
Not knowing how to be useful in a dying world, one reader has looked to Mary Oliver’s poetry for answers and inspiration.
If you love all things abandoned houses, unsettling, and sublime, you’re going to want to read some of the best gothic YA books, including White Smoke.
Who was V.C. Andrews? A look at the cult author's life and her second, afterlife.
A guide to short reading challenges for adults in 2022, helping you find the right challenge for you in the first half of the new year.