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Christine Ro

Christine writes about books for Literary Hub, VICE, and the Ploughshares blog. She occasionally writes about other topics, because someone once told her (although it seemed implausible) that there’s life outside of books. Blog: https://www.christinero.com

8 Essential Diasporic Novels

These essential novels about diaspora covering a variety of regions explore power, privilege, identity, and the complexities of belonging.

9 Ways to Support Journalists Even if You’re Broke

Journalism is in trouble. From emailing reporters to clicking on ads, here are 9 ways to support journalists even if you're broke.

Reducing the Environmental Toll of Paper in the Publishing Industry

Quantifying the environmental impact of publishing is no easy task. Let's take a look at one major component of its carbon footprint: paper.

10 Tidbits About Libraries for Visually Impaired and Print Disabled People

Get to know the work and services of libraries for the visually impaired and print disabled people around the world.

Epic Comics to Get Lost in

These aren’t your one-sitting kind of reads; settle in, take your time, and luxuriate in these epic comics, including On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden.

What Happens When a Community Loses Its Newspaper?

Taking a look at alternative news sources and the impacts of missing media, in questioning what happens when a community loses its newspaper.

How to Make a Children’s Book Museum COVID-Compliant

A reader visited the Story Museum in Oxford, England to learn how the space modified its "interactive" exhibits for COVID-19 compliance.

How to Improve Your Reading Comprehension as an Adult

We've gathered some tips on how to improve your reading comprehension as an adult, based on recent research around the subject.

Why There Aren’t More Jointly Authored Novels

A look at the history of jointly authored novels, including authors' approaches, the benefits, and the pitfalls of coauthorship.

What Happens to Books Left Behind?

What actually happens to the books left behind, whether deliberately or inadvertently, by unfaithful readers?