Column by Christopher Shultz May 14, 2013 (1) comments
People go to the physical theatre all the time, but how often do you indulge the theatre in your mind? Here are some playwrights that blur the boundaries between drama and literature.
Column by Rob D. Young April 17, 2013 (5) comments
This article goes beyond simply reading, exploring ways you can maximize your learning experience with every piece you encounter.
Column by Christopher Shultz April 16, 2013 (3) comments
As bookish people, writers will enjoy the variety, lively discussions, and opportunities for critical thinking that book clubs offer.
News by Christopher Shultz April 10, 2013 (1) comments
David Risher's Worldreader Organization believes everyone should have access to free books, and now he's made it even easier for those in need to get them.
Column by Cath Murphy April 9, 2013 (9) comments
We have lots of words to describe the way people eat food, but not for how they consume books. What if we were to apply dietary descriptors to reading?
News by Dean Fetzer
With a target of 750,000 children, tomorrow’s World Book Day in the UK looks like it will be the biggest ever.
News by Dean Fetzer
After looking at a number of studies, researchers believe “reading to a child in an interactive style raises his or her IQ by over 6 points.”
Column by John Jarzemsky October 18, 2012 (32) comments
The battle to save reading and literature rages on, but is the latest plan of aligning reading with sexiness a good one?
Column by Stephanie Bonjack October 9, 2012 (1) comments
The end of a great novel is no cause for despair! Get your next fix using these helpful tips.
News by Dave Reuss
We always knew reading was good for you, now we have the hard data to back it up.
News by Kimberly Turner June 26, 2012 (2) comments
Brazil's new Redemption Through Reading program allows inmates in four federal prisons to knock up to 48 days a year off their sentences by reading books and writing book reports.
Column by Rob W. Hart June 18, 2012 (4) comments
Last month we asked you to share pictures of your writing environment. This month, we want to see your reading environment.
News by Rob W. Hart April 16, 2012 (3) comments
Well, they're not actually reading, but it's close: Baboons are able to differentiate between random combinations of letters and actual words.
News by Rob W. Hart March 26, 2012 (2) comments
To coincide with the premiere of 'Mad Men,' the New York Public Library has put together a list of books that have been on the show, or books that people who watch the show might enjoy.
News by Rob W. Hart January 31, 2012 (1) comments
World Book Night was held in the United Kingdom last year--and it was such a success, the program has been moved to the United States, with the goal of giving out 1 million books.