Poetry and prose are prominent features in this course about how climate change is affecting the world.
Dark academia novels romanticise student life, but their stories of friendship are inspiring.
This well-researched book brings to life the odd case of Sir Roger Tichborne and those around him.
You stayed up all night to make a Book Week costume – but now your child won’t wear it. In fact they don’t want to go at all. Here are some ideas to try.
Mysteries from China, short stories from the Balkans, a French-Morrocan autobiography and more.
Distinct from civil disobedience, this legal strategy demands complete compliance with the law – even when there are loopholes that the laws’ creators didn’t intend.
The power of storytelling to help inform our decisions is underappreciated and of vital importance in envisioning a better future, and the steps to take to get us there.
From new writing on art to books on how the world got to where is politically and environmentally.
Nigeria’s writer and professor of drama, Kole Omotoso, died on 19 July 2023 aged 80.
Authors and publishers are worried about the threat of AI – and they’re fighting back. But there are still important ways human authors can’t be replaced with machines.
Librarians are defending the rights of readers and writers in the battle raging across the US over censorship, book challenges and book bans. That conflict has even changed how librarians are trained.
Even for people who regularly look to social media platforms for book recommendations, recommendations from friends, family members or colleagues are a main way of choosing what to read.
Six of the best books from 2023 to read this summer.
A scholar of young adult fiction presents a fresh list of LGBTQ ‘must-reads’ for the summer of 2023.
While derision and mockery permeate airwaves and social media feeds, satire holds the key to creating a more informed, engaged electorate.
A new book explores the enormous Alien franchise spawned by the 1979 film.
Beatrix Potter’s silence concerning her sources means the Brer Rabbit folktales that helped create her stories are passed over without acknowledgement or celebration.
Called your ‘inner voice,’ it develops along with your reading skills.
Reading is “sexy”. Maybe it’s because watching someone read exerts a fascination on the beholder, be it St. Ambrose or Marilyn Monroe.
Our research showed reading as a teenager was a stronger indicator of curiosity than, say, their mathematical ability.