#Educational

A Century of Shakespeare and Company

A look back at the history of the 100-year-old Shakespeare and Company bookstore in Paris.

Will I Melt My Brain? Facts About Listening to Audiobooks in Your Sleep

Want to listen to audiobooks while you catch zzz? We're laying out the facts of listening to audiobooks in your sleep.

15 Art Books for Preschoolers to Bring Out Their Inner Picasso

From hands-on activity guides to picture books about famous artists, these art books for preschoolers can fuel your next afternoon project.

How to Find the Editor of a Book

How -- and why -- you may want to find the editor of a book.

What Makes a Book a Beach Read?

The beach read. Every summer the word reappears in conversation, but what exactly is a beach read. We've got some ideas and some book recs that fit.

The 9 Books of Sappho and Other Queer Lit Lost in the Fire

So many queer stories have been buried, so many gender outlaws have been rewritten in historical accounts. Unearthing them is exciting.

YouTube Books For Kids! 20 Books for Children To Watch

While your little ones watch these YouTube books for kids (read by celebrities and authors), you can kick your feet back and take a breather.

How Many Books Can A Kindle Hold?

Take a semi-scientific dive into how many books the various Kindle models can hold. For the Biggest Books We Can Think Of, Richardson’s Clarissa topped the list.

Word Nerdery: Is “W” A Vowel?

Is the letter "w" a vowel? What even is a "vowel?" A dive into what makes a letter what it is and whether or not "w" gets to shine as a vowel.

The Psychology of a Book Hangover

Why do our heads get stuck in books long after the story has ended? (One quick rec: read a modern comic like Fun Home by Alison Bechdel, Lumberjanes, and Saga).