Column by John Jarzemsky September 18, 2013 (5) comments
With all the hubbub about respecting the space in which we consume movies, why hasn't the same argument been made about books?
Unprintable: The LitReactor Podcast Episode 16 - Advocating for Books (Guest: Robb Olson from Booked.)Podcast by Joshua Chaplinsky September 16, 2013 (4) comments
News by Christopher Shultz September 13, 2013 (4) comments
Of the 2000 moms polled, only 64% engaged in the nightly practice. Despite a knee-jerk tendency to judge, this doesn't make them bad parents.
Column by Brandon Tietz September 13, 2013 (11) comments
Our list of things you shouldn't say to authors extends in this second installment.
News by Christopher Shultz August 20, 2013 (24) comments
Accusations of "hogging" the library's annual reading contest abound.
Column by Brandon Tietz July 30, 2013 (19) comments
Five faux pas you should avoid while speaking with an author. Hey, we don't walk into where you work and say your job looks easy.
Column by Christopher Shultz May 14, 2013 (2) 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 Robbie Blair April 17, 2013 (6) 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.