Annika Barranti Klein

Annika Barranti Klein likes books, obviously.   Twitter: @noirbettie

25 Must-Read Plays

There's something so magical about reading plays. Here are 25 must read plays to you started on a the best thespian lit.

How a Recipe Saved My Life: a History of the Marian Burros Plum Torte and Me

How one recipe changed a reader's life — and the story behind how the recipe came to be.

A Bookish Guide to the 2023 Oscars

The 2023 Oscar Awards will air Sunday, March 12. Let's take a look at the bookish adaptations up for several awards.

The Bookish Life of Gemma Chan

From Secret Diary of a Call Girl to Crazy Rich Asians to Captain Marvel, here are all the bookish roles Gemma Chan has played (so far).

Why Does Netflix Keep Canceling YA Adaptations?

Does it seem like Netflix keeps canceling YA adaptations? A look at the numbers and reasons behind this.

If You Love This Romcom, Read This Romance Novel

If you loved these romcoms, these romance novels will tickle your fancy. And if you liked these romances, give these romcoms a try, starting with We Deserve Monuments by Jas Hammonds.

Authors Sign Open Letter to New York Times Calling Out Anti-Trans Coverage

Authors like Roxanne Gay and Alexander Chee have signed an open letter to the New York Times calling out their anti-trans coverage.

Did Maurice Sendak Hate Children? And Other Pointless Questions

Hans Christian Andersen, Maurice Sendak, Arnold Lobel, and other famous children's authors were rumored to not like kids. But is it true?

8 of the Best Slow-Burn Romances

Find the best slow-burn romances, full of painful waiting for those idiots to just realize what’s right in front of them, like The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna.

The Bookish Life of Mads Mikkelsen

Mads Mikkelsen is an actor best known for some of his most bookish roles, including Hannibal, based off the Thomas Harris novels.