A reader on what mainstream literature from non-Muslim voices get wrong when writing Muslim women characters, and how that affects readers.
I watched the first season of the Babysitters Club Netflix series and think it's even better than the original books. Here are four reasons why!
The X-Men are comicdom's most famous metaphor for race and racism. But are they really? Have they ever been? A reader takes a closer look.
Camus's THE PLAGUE and Kevin Chong's retelling touch on grimly familiar aspects of a pandemic--here's how each book resonates with our current reality.
What do you do as a reader and fan when your favorite author makes problematic and harmful statements? Here are some thoughts from the book world.
It may be that the thought of reading about pandemics sounds like too much too soon, but this reader is here to say pandemic diaries are important.
Have you ever wondered what motivates parents to call for book bans? One reader considers the logic behind banning books.
What makes a good adaptation? A reader identifies four different types of adaptation, and compares them using PRIDE & PREJUDICE.
On the unsettling phenomenon known across the queer bookish community as Goodreads Charles, and what it says about homophobia and Goodreads' rating system.
A reader reflects on the morality-driven backlash against the adaptation of Sally Rooney's NORMAL PEOPLE, as heard on a radio show from Ireland.
After VIRGIN RIVER and SWEET MAGNOLIAS, Netflix could do with adapting some romance properties that don't involve redheads starting afresh in small towns.
Why is it that when book publishers and publicists say LGBTQ+ books, they usually mean gay and cisgender? Use LGBTQ+ for books only when it really applies!
A library worker on the dangers librarians face as people in positions of power demand they return to work with little concern for library staff safety.
With class divides growing ever more troubling, a reader considers the failings of THE GREAT GATSBY adaptation's translation of Fitzgerald's commentary.
How much does it cost? What's battery life like? What happens if I drop it in the bath? Answers to these and more questions in this Kindle Oasis Review.