5 Long Books That Will Feel Way Too Short

Long books can look a challenge, but when it comes to world building and character sketching, nothing beats a nice, long narrative.

The Art of Picking Books for a Book Club

Figuring out how to pick books for a book club can be tricky, but this how-to provides a starting point for choosing the right books.

Americanah chosen for One Book, One New York Campaign

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's 2014 novel is the perfect choice for the inaugural year of the largest community read in the country.

The Baby-sitters Club Gets Book Recommendations!

Reading recommendations for the members of The Baby-sitters Club!

On Worldviews and Reading Widely

Some thoughts and anecdotes on the benefits of reading widely. Read as widely as you can to be a better human. 

IRL: Nonfiction to Read if You Loved AMERICANAH

Nonfiction recommendations to pair with Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche

If Heavy Metal Lyrics Were Book Blurbs, Vol. 2

As we’ve learned (maybe to the surprise of many), heavy metal and literature have a rather intimate relationship. To review: ...

The Girls of Summer: The Well-Readheads Pick Satisfying Summer Reads

RJS: I don’t know about you, kitten, but where I am, we’re deep into the sultry days of summer. The ...

I Need Diverse Books: BookCon, Donald Sterling, and AMERICANAH

I hope you’ll forgive the cliché, but in the past week, my worlds have collided. Noisily. First, there was BEA’s ...

Cover Face-Off: AMERICANAH by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Americanah, one of the most acclaimed books of 2013, hits bookstores in paperback on March 4th with a whole new look Check ...