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How the Pandemic Has Changed Our Reading Lives

Real readers weigh in on how the stress and new routines of the pandemic have changed how much we’re reading—and what we’re choosing to read.

The Ultimate Social-Distancing Relationship in Fiction

Taking a look at one fascinating example of social distancing relationships with Helen Schulman’s 2018 novel COME WITH ME.

Which Version of THE PLAGUE Is More Relevant to COVID-19?

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.

Why Reading Pandemic Lit Gives Me Hope

Pandemic lit has always been my favorite kind of reading because these stories, even at their darkest moments, give me hope for what is to come.

Authors Push Back Against “National Emergency Library”

Authors are pushing back against The Internet Archive's "National Emergency Library" for infringing on their copyright.

Stream These Literary Movies Now With Early Releases Due To Coronavirus

Sit back and relax with Emma Woodhouse or raise a little hell with Harley Quinn during your quarantine. Go ahead, you can stream these literary movies now!

So Many Free Books From Simon Teen To Read Right Now!

Simon Teen is offering more than twenty books and excerpts to read for free right now!

Quarantine Reading List: What We’re Reading While We’re Practicing Social Distancing

Looking for a quarantine reading list? Book Riot contributors list the books they're planning to read while they stay home and practice social distancing.

Scribd is Offering 30-Day Access to Their Catalog For Free

Scribd, the audiobook, ebook, and magazine subscription service, is offering 30 days of free access to their entire library of titles.

Haymarket Books Offering 10 Free Ebooks to Support Social Distancing

You can now download ten free ebooks on social and economic justice from Haymarket Books to read while social distancing.

Comix Chronicling the Time of COVID-19

Artists and writers are chronicling their journey with COVID-19 in interesting and thought-provoking ways. Pass the time with these COVID-19 comics.

Free Resources on the Coronavirus Pandemic to Help You Stay Informed

We've rounded up free resources on the coronavirus pandemic to help you stay informed, from news outlets and newsletters to podcasts and more.

Taking Fictional Characters Down with Me: 9 Closed-Space Books for Quarantine Reading

Feeling a little trapped inside and twiddling your thumbs? Relatable! These closed-space book recommendations make for perfect quarantine reading.

Amy Adams and Jennifer Garner Launch #SaveWithStories in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Amy Adams and Jennifer Garner have partnered to launch #SAVEWITHSTORIES in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

5 Books About Pandemics That Will Help You Understand Coronavirus

There are few situations in life where books can’t offer some solace. Here are five nonfiction books about pandemics to help you understand coronavirus.