#Educational

A History of DRACULA in Pop Culture

From its publication in 1897 to Dracula Daily's popularity today and the countless adaptations in between, Dracula has staying power.

Who Was Sappho?

Sappho was born sometime around in the 7th century BCE in Ancient Greece, but who was Sappho and why do we still read her poetry?

That Time Isabel Allende Got Fired for (Re)Writing Feminist Characters

Let me tell you about the time Allende was fired for rewriting the characters and endings of the stories she translated —without approval.

Nobuko Yoshiya: 1920s Revolutionary Lesbian Novelist

Nobuko Yoshiya was a wealthy, successful novelist who was out as a lesbian in Japan in the 1920s. So why isn't she a famous queer icon?

Who Reads Book Reviews?

If you’ve ever wondered who reads book reviews and what purpose they serve, here are a few different perspectives,

What Goes Into a Book’s Appearance?

If you've ever wondered what goes into a book's appearance, a publishing house insider details the process.

Traveling Library Lessons: Tips for Teaching on a Cart

There are a myriad of reasons that educators end up teaching on a cart. Whatever the reason, here are some tips for teaching on the go.

It Began With a Sneeze: Magnetic Poetry’s Origin Story

Magnetic poetry was fairly ubiquitous in the '90s. Its inspirations, which include an avant grade art movement, may surprise you.

The History Of Bookmobiles: Bookmobiles Are Here, And There And Everywhere, To Stay

From its inception in the 1800s to the library and bookstore bookmobiles still operating today, here is the history of bookmobiles.

Who Was Joan Didion?

After her passing, we look at who Joan Didion was, her influence on the literary world, and more.