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QUIZ: Which Social Justice Book Should You Read Next?

Answer questions about book length, causes you're interested in, and more--take the quiz to get your personalized social justice book recommendation.

BOOK vs. FOMO: 3 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Missing Out and Read More

Through these three steps, you can begin to take back your life from intense FOMO and get back into the flow of reading those books.

7 Books That Illustrate Life As a Woman in Politics

As the 2020 elections quickly approach, these seven books about women in politics offer new insight and perspective these women's lives.

A Brief History of Presidential Autobiographies

Presidential autobiographies have a long history, but their role is changing. Retrospective memoirs are giving way to campaign bios.

What The 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates Call Their Favorite Books

We reached out to the 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates to find out what their favorite books are--check out the list here.

10 New And Upcoming Political YA Books To Add to Your TBR

10 new political YA books dealing with politics, government, and social issues that you should get on your TBR immediately.

Learn About ‘Rising Populism’ With These Books

When the world is frightening, seeking knowledge can be key to understanding what direction we want the world to go; consider these books about populism.

All The Books About Trump’s Presidency…So Far

Say what you will about a life of perfidy and misconduct, it’s fun to read about criminality. Devotees of true ...

How To Write A Trump Novel Without Mentioning Trump

"The specter of Donald Trump is haunting American fiction."

Dear Publishers: An Open Letter to Book Publishers in 2018

No, really. We do not want another book by a politician who espouses racism, xenophobia, the list goes on... And we assure you, neither do you, publishing.

Reclaiming My Time: Steps to Keep Donald Trump from Stealing My Reading Joy

A reader on how Donald Trump and the current political climate have stolen her reading joy, and her strategy for reclaiming reading time in 2019.

Trump’s Terrible Presidency Book Club

There are so many books on how awful Trump's presidency is, why don't we just start a book club? Practically guaranteed to scare the bejesus out of you.

50 Must-Read Books for Fans of THE WEST WING

Happy Election Day readers, voters, and Wingnuts! We've rounded up a list of fiction and nonfiction must-read books for fans of THE WEST WING.

Books About The US Role In The Fleeing of Central American Migrants

I am just going to come out and say it: The United States is at fault for the current migrant ...

I Can’t Handle This Reality, So I’m Reading Science Fiction

Coming home from protests too exhausted to handle literary fiction? Try the hopefulness of science fiction.