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American Writers Museum is Chicago’s New Literary Paradise

The American Writers Museum, located in downtown Chicago, is a fully modern, incredibly interactive, playground for writers and the people who love them.

100 Must-Read Books About The History of Medicine

Scurvy! Yellow fever! Rabies! Must-read works of fiction and nonfiction about the history of medicine.

How Ordinary Men Do Evil: Books on the Holocaust and Preventing Genocide

Characters Who Got Happily-Ever-Afters Right Before History Changed Everything

"The End" is never really the end.

#ShePersisted Books: 4 Women in History Who Never Gave Up

Books about four women who were warned, who were given an explanation, and who still persisted.

Bygone Badass Broads: Historical Women About Whom I Need All The Books

Sarah Nicolas discusses the historical women she'd like to see more books written about, based on Mackenzi Lee's Bygone Badass Broads Twitter Series.

Gloomy Think Pieces On Reading From 100+ Years Ago

Think-piece might be a new term but articles worrying about the state of American literary taste are as old as the country itself. Here are some awesome old examples.

100 Must-Read Titles About Women’s History

100 women's history titles for your bookshelf.

Gene Luen Yang Breathes Life into History

Gene Luen Yang has an uncanny and amazing ability to breathe life into history with books like BOXERS AND SAINTS and THE SHADOW HERO.

Oh, Comics! Podcast #76: The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

The Scumme of Heathenish Brains: A 17th Century Feminist Takes Down A Pamphleteer

Highlights from a 1617 feminist's response to a sexist pamphlet.

April 2016 Book of the Month: THE ART OF CHARLIE CHAN HOCK CHYE

Announcing the April Oh, Comics Book of the Month: The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye by Sunny Liew

Library Style: Looking Good for the Bookmobile

Genre Kryptonite: Non-Fiction For Fiction Lovers

Read This Instead of That: History Edition