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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.

9 Of The Best Japanese History Books

If you’re eager to learn more about this fascinating country, these Japanese history books, including The Bells of Old Tokyo by Anna Sherman, are good ones to start with.

The History of the Spelling Bee

The Scripps National Spelling Bee is a national tradition. But what fascinates us about middle-schoolers spelling?

An A–Z Guide to the Parts of a Book

An A to Z guide to the internal and external parts of a book to broaden your knowledge and up your trivia bank.

Ex Libris: A History of Bookplates

Ever heard the term "ex libris?" Dive into the history of bookplates and how they help collectors track history.

The Most Commonly Assigned Books In U.S. Colleges

What are the most commonly assigned books in college courses across the USA and what do they say about who is and isn't being seen?

Learn Your Historia With These 20 Mexican History Books

Find the best Mexican history books, with titles for children and adults, to explore the rich history of this country, including The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico by Miguel León-Portilla, Translated by Lysander Kemp.

What is a Radical Bookstore?

What is a radical bookstore? Find information on what they are, how they engage with communities, how they operate, and more.

Using Neuroscience to Understand Reading Slumps

We're taking a look at reading slumps through the lens of neuroscience, considering the science behind cognitive overload, fatigue, and more.

Why James Baldwin Should Be Required Reading

Who was James Baldwin? Was he an activist? A novelist? All of the above? Learn more about this complicated and fascinating figure now.