A legal expert looks at the issue of robot rights and what makes us human.
Debut memoir The Erratics possesses a rare honesty, exploding socially sanctioned ideas about mothers and families.
With advancements in technology, libraries are offering much more than something to read. A library researcher offers a sampling of some unexpected items that library patrons can check out these days.
Here’s to the good/bad women leading the world of fiction.
An emerging genre of fiction in France is providing an unlikely brand of escapism.
Forget challenges, adults should be taking a leaf out of children's books when it comes to their reading habits.
Sharing a book together doesn't stop being important once a child learns to read.
A collection of prison letters provides a peek into the suffering of South African liberation hero, Robert Sobukwe.
Here is a small list of pivotal texts by African American women from the past century.
Shared reading has many benefits. Among them, it can help your child develop a bigger vocabulary.
The strange story of the author one of 2018's bestselling novels reveals a lot about some careers at the top end of publishing.
Children from minority groups rarely see themselves reflected in the books they read. This can negatively impact their sense of identity and their literacy levels.
For decades, advertisers and marketers struggled to predict the consumption of leisure products such as movies and books. Now, big data reveals how people really spend their leisure time.
Are the stacks of books in your library still alive? Why keep them if they are not? Why does our attachment to the printed word not waver in the face of its digital counterpart?
If schools and policy-makers want to boost children's literacy, they should invest in teacher librarians.
When the only fixes getting funded are designed to leave the status quo intact, the results of philanthropy inevitably fall short.
In Australian picture books, family representation has been overwhelmingly traditional. But this may be changing.
While tourism campaigns often portray the beach as an idyllic, isolated haven, many of our beach stories depict it as a darker, more complex place. Here are ten worth reading.
Christmas annuals are still found countless trees but how did they become some popular in the first place?
Parents often see reading as "school business" - something that teachers are responsible for.