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You don’t have to limit your knitting projects to chunky sweaters and heavy scarves. As the temperature heats up, try taking a summery approach. Create useful bags to keep yourself organized and energize any room in your house with unique accessories.
From the papyri scrolls of ancient Alexandria, to Benjamin Franklin’s Junto in Philadelphia, to the “bookless” library in San Antonio, to the very mobile Lower Ninth Ward Street Library in New Orleans, libraries hold the knowledge of a culture—and are greater than the sum of their holdings. Did you know that libraries in every state lend print and digital books? And all for free!
Octavia Butler was a trailblazer in the world of science fiction and writing. As a bestselling and award-winning author, Butler has been an inspiration for other women writers and writers of color. Her novels and short stories are known for raising awareness of the complexities and injustices of the human experience, and for offering hope that it can be bettered. Like her legions of dedicated fans, we think she rocks.
Savor the sweeter side of summer! Indulge with these dessert recipes featuring the best of the season, like ripe blackberries and juicy apricots. (P.S. All of these e-cookbooks are up to 70% off, so get them while they’re hot!)
How book-nerdy are you? If you have 8 or more of these apps on your smartphone or tablet, you are officially a book nerd. Welcome to the club!
The farmer’s market in June is a foodie’s paradise! Summer is the only time of year when the tomato is at its juicy, flavorful peak. Celebrate summer’s bounty with these delicious tomato recipes. P.S. You can download these cookbooks for as low as $1.99 — this month only.
The celebrated author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Wonder Boys, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay turns 51 on May 24. As part of an appreciation celebration, here are some words of wisdom and a few other reasons for why he should be the one to hold your hand throughout life.
Love is all around, but it’s certainly not the same in every place in the world.
Crafting + Activism = Craftivism, the coolest feminist movement you’ve never heard of
Most of these boil down to “because he’s AWESOME,” but if you need more convincing, read on.
No matter your stance on Valentine’s Day, these classic literary (and cinematic!) love stories never fail to bring out the hopeless romantic in all of us. Find the perfect gift for your book-loving Valentine.
When you think of Charles Dickens, you probably picture a grim scene of poverty, orphans, and despair. Yet Dickens was not only a great writer of very long books about depressing things, he also knew how to have fun. To celebrate his birthday (he would be two hundred two), here are eleven highlights from Fred Kaplan’s biography Dickens.
Reading? For fun? Yeah.
When it comes to actually keeping your New Year’s resolutions in 2014, moderation is key. Try these simple tips to tweak—not twerk—your lifestyle for a happier you.
We’re pretty sure the E in “ebook” stands for excellent. Read on for reasons why ebooks are awesome.
Looking for an antidote to today’s Hunger Games, Miley Cyrus, and Grand Theft Auto–obsessed culture? Give your teen one of these classic books this holiday season; these wholesome reads are so good he or she won’t even notice they are actually character building. Bonus: Each of these is currently available as an ebook, so teens and tweens won’t even have to put down their favorite electronic device to get a little intellectual stimulation.
Give someone the Gift of E this holiday season! Why give an ebook? You can:
December 16 marks Jane Austen’s 238th birthday. Here’s how true fans will commemorate the author on her special day.
Just know you aren’t the only one feeling all these NaNoWriMo feelings.