It’s a lot more than just a day off work. Labor Day represents the grit, ambition and hard work that built the United States.
There’s something special about indie bookstores: the passion from their booksellers, the creativity in their setups and their comforting environments.
It can be difficult to squeeze a good book into our busy lives. If you find yourself with a free Saturday, here are the best short books to read in a day.
Book reviews, whether good or bad, can leave a lasting impact on writers. Let’s discuss if authors should be reading these book reviews at all.
Sometimes the most difficult part of writing a book is simply finishing your manuscript. Here are some practical steps for getting it done.
The elusive Great American Novel. You’ve heard the term. What does it mean to you? And, in current American culture, is the term becoming outdated?
Reading about writing can actually make you a better writer. Start with these 5 books about writing to help hone the craft of writing.
Is it too long? Too short? Just right? Who’s to say? Let’s diagnose just how important word count really is when writing a story.
Influencial memoirs convey truly powerful messages. Here is a list of the best non-fiction books to add to your reading list.
Every year, we vow to find more reading time. Every year, it doesn’t happen. Here are some tips to finally get back to the pleasure of leisurely reading.
Ernest Hemingway was one of the greatest authors in the history of American literature. Let’s countdown some of the best Hemingway books.
Frequently compared to Philipp Meyer’s The Son, Paul Howarth’s debut novel Only Killers and Thieves should be the next book on your reading list.
For all intents and purposes, many of my recent posts were about appreciating the art of writing. Now I want to appreciate the art of reading.
For readers, there’s a resilience about grit lit, a natural vigor that makes no excuses. But what is it about this grit that is so appealing to writers?
They say everyone has a book in them, but apparently not all of those stories are created equal. And the (financial) disparity can be alarming.
In Luke Mogelson’s debut collection, “These Heroic, Happy Dead,” we experience the raw, unflinching lives of war veterans through an empathetic lens.
Amazon is the worldwide leader in online retail. Is its new move to physical bookstores a good thing?
The physical book seemed to be dying. But after years of physical book sales decreasing and ebook sales increasing, have the tides finally turned?
As the world goes digital, our obsession with studying metrics grows, whether it’s actually useful or not. But please, keep the metrics out of literature.
Some books are just too good to be overlooked. And it’s a darn shame when they are. Here are five you should make some time to read.