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Why I Hate Your Shelfie (And Mine Too)

After reading a good book, there's nothing more important than passing it on to someone else who needs it. With so many readers in need, what do our bookshelves say about us?

A Win for the Right to Read: NY Rescinds Prison Ban on Book Donations

The Department of Corrections and Community Supervision filed Directive 4911A, banning books from being donated to inmates. Thanks to community pressure and advocates like PEN America and Books Behind Bars, we can donate books to prisons again. At least for now.

Patreon and the Anatomy of an Apology

How Patreon's reversal of a recent fee change (one that affected many authors) shows how apologies should be done.

6 Paths to Diversity in 2018

A few ways to read more intentionally in 2018!

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