Advice for Politicians from The Picture of Dorian Gray

Lessons that politicians could learn from The Picture of Dorian Gray.

A Russian History Reading List

A guide to learning about Russian history, from the revolution to Putin.

The Book We Really Don’t Want to Finish: #DNFTrump

The book community over on Twitter has created a wonderfully bookish hashtag on the current state of American politics.

#SpicerFacts and Orwell’s 1984

"In the end the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would have to believe it."

Spider Jerusalem Is The Hero I Need Right Now

Spider Jerusalem is a truth-telling, badass journalist in an era of political corruption.

All Books Are Political

The book world, from publishing to reviewing to what readers pick up, is inherently political.

Books the Obamas Should Write

Obama is leaving office, so he'll have plenty time to write the books we need, like the Audacity of Nope.

Out of the Attic: Nonfiction about the Holocaust

Memoirs and nonfiction about the Holocaust to read in the face of rising anti-Semitism and hate crimes.

Queer Phobia and The Public Library

Public libraries serve their entire community, but why is it that queer people may be turned off by their own libraries? A look at the ways librarians can better serve queer patrons -- and their communities as a whole.

Advanced Citizenship, 2016 Edition: A Reading List for Becoming an Informed Voter

A reading list for becoming an informed voter in next month's US Presidential election.