Camus's THE PLAGUE and Kevin Chong's retelling touch on grimly familiar aspects of a pandemic--here's how each book resonates with our current reality.
The long, ongoing tradition of highly organized censorship in New Zealand sparks interesting questions around responsibility, taste, and expression.
Graphic novels/comics about friendship, whether that's with animals, classmates, colleagues, superheroes, ex-lovers, or ordinary flawed adults.
From Japan, India, the US and South Korea, here are a few books that explore the experiences of caring for aging relatives.
Here are a few fascinating internet series, columns, and blogs about the North American English language (from American and Canadian perspectives).
Maybe it's mood, or debate, or wit--each of these crime novels focuses not so much on the crime, but on other themes and aspects of storytelling.
Language is the building block of stereotyping. These books and quotes dig into the ways racial stereotypes are baked into our every day vernacular.
Fictional and autobiographical comics that illustrate how it feels to live with a mental illness.
Anti-opioid programming is important for inclusion, awareness, and even life-saving. Here are 7 ways libraries are combatting the opioid crisis.
The history of abridged audiobooks: when they peaked, how technology has shaped them, how companies have innovated them, and who still listens to them.
Literary prizes can be useful ways of highlighting certain books. How the heck do the Caine, Booker, Not the Booker, and Pulitzer Prizes get chosen?
Libraries do so much for so many, but what about the economic evidence of these benefits? Learn about the return on investment of libraries.
I’ve got a small, stony heart, yet these comics made even me crack a smile or an “Aww.” Check out these comics about love.
In a world that’s geared toward speeding up, we've got advice on how to read slowly, from reading out loud to choosing the right books.
Manhwa is the Korean version of manga. This is what you should know about this genre and where to get started with the best recs.