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Giovanna Centeno

A polyglot reader, Giovanna Centeno is best described as a traveling book hoarder. Born and raised in the Amazonian region of Brazil, she studied Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies in Switzerland, before moving to her current home in Lisbon, Portugal. Gi is always traveling and reading, and you can tag along on her next bookish adventure by following @gcreads on Instagram.

10 Nonfiction Books on Friendship for Adults

From mini-biographies of historical friendships to how-to guides based on ancient philosophy, here are some nonfiction books about friendship.

A Very Brief History of Comic Books

A brief history of comic books, from their start to contemporary times. Get to know the medium and its rise in popularity.

Living in Haunted Houses: Reading Shirley Jackson in Quarantine

On the experience of reading and examining Shirley Jackson's commentary on women and domesticity, and the author's legacy in horror.

8 Awesome Zombie Books for Adults

An undead reading list for adults, from creature horror fiction to nonfiction on the history of zombies in pop culture.

A Brief Guide to Comic Book Art Styles

A brief guide to the evolution of comic book art styles, from the early days of comic strips to present day.

15 Fantastic YouTube Book Reviewers For Your Viewing Pleasure

For more in-depth reviews or some laughs, these are some of the best channels for YouTube book reviews and related bookish content. 

What Happens to Our Brains When We Read?

If reading and writing are abnormal activities for the human brain, how well can most of us actually read? One reader embarks on a bookish investigation.

A Writer’s Work Week: 5 Days as 5 Authors

How one reader took a cue from five different writers and tested out their work day schedules to see if they would inspire creative productivity.

10 Nonfiction Titles That Will Change the Way You See Books

These nonfiction books about books will give you insight into the personal experiences of book lovers and historical perspectives on our favorite subject.

Bookish TED Talks For When You Can’t Read Right Now

Can't read? Maybe a bookish TED Talk can help you find a little literary enjoyment in your life right now.