With no city public health department, the City of Phoenix repurposes librarians as public health workers.
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.
The most popular anti-racism books in American digital library collections from March to April 2020.
Go behind the scenes, and the book, to explore the history of Truman Capote's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S, and search for the real Holly Golightly.
Why do people hate the Comic Sans font? What was it created for and who benefits from it? A deep dive into the controversial font.
What makes a good adaptation? A reader identifies four different types of adaptation, and compares them using PRIDE & PREJUDICE.
Bookstores are critical parts of any community. Here are 50 Black-owned independent bookstores you can donate, order, and shop at today.
Taking a look at literary landmarks, their designation, and the recent rescinding of the Literary Landmark status of Jefferson Davis' house.
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.
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).
How do publishers decide when to publish a book in paperback after it has been released in hardcover? A deep dive into the decisions.
If reading and writing are abnormal activities for the human brain, how well can most of us actually read? One reader embarks on a bookish investigation.
Digging into the growth of thrillers and domestic suspense after GONE GIRL.
Find out how some libraries are shifting summer reading programs into digital spaces, maintaining their communities, and learning from the process.
The position is a great honor, but what, exactly, does a Poet Laureate do? Find out what the Library of Congress asks of it Laureates here.