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Searing Literary Explorations About Racial Stereotypes

Language is the building block of stereotyping. These books and quotes dig into the ways racial stereotypes are baked into our every day vernacular.

Book Fetish: Volume 340

Bookish goodies for your literary life.

Barack Obama Shares His Summer Recommendations Featuring Extraordinary African Writers

Barack Obama shares some his favorite African writers in advance of his upcoming trip to Africa--his first since leaving office.

Two Books I Revisit and Recommend Every Year

What books do you reread every year?

The Panoramic View of Multiple-Perspective Novels

Love books told from more than one POV? Check these out!

Buy, Borrow, Bypass: Books by Virgos

Mini-reviews of books by Virgos!

Books to Help You Prepare For The First Semester of College

Prep your mind so that it might open wide!

Book Fetish: Volume 258

This Book Fetish is sponsored by the thrilling final volume in the Greatcoats Quartet, Tyrant’s Throne by Sebastien de Castell. ...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Trevor Noah on Racial Identity

On May 3, novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and comedian Trevor Noah spoke on politics, race, and identity at the 13th Annual PEN World Voices Festival.

5 Author Podcasts I Want for Christmas

I want these author podcasts for Christmas, only these author podcasts will do.

10 Books on Helga Pataki’s Reading List

Nickelodeon has announced that a new Hey Arnold! movie will debut on Thanksgiving of 2017. Here are ten books that everyone's favorite bully would read.

9 Books That Are a Call to Action Against Rape Culture

Go beyond Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a mini-curriculum of books about rape culture.

Books that Became Watersheds in My Life

Books that changed one reader's worldview.

My Not-So-Accidental Month of Feminist Reading

A list of excellent feminist books by women one Rioter read for Women's History Month

Down With the Bro-Volution: Top 10 Books By Revolutionary Women

A response to a list of "revolutionary" books from The Guardian that contained zero women.