Books

11 Children's Books That Influenced These Famous Lives
11 Children’s Books That Influenced These Famous Lives

Which classics helped shape the young minds of Stephen King, Scarlett Johansson, and President… >>

6 Indispensable Apps for People Who Love Books
6 Indispensable Apps for People Who Love Books

Make your book life better with tools that help you find the time and reading material you want. >>

8 Intimate Animal Portraits That Will Stop You in Your Tracks
8 Intimate Animal Portraits That Will Stop You in Your Tracks

We're used to seeing animals in vivid color, which may be one reason Boza Ivanovic's photographs… >>

There Was Once a Wolf Who Loved Too Much. And What Happened to Him Was a Crime.
There Was Once a Wolf Who Loved Too Much. And What Happened to Him Was a Crime.

One day in Alaska, a black wolf appeared in front of wildlife photographer Nick Jans. This is the… >>

5 Fun Ways to Enjoy Your Vegetables
5 Fun Ways to Enjoy Your Vegetables

You don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy these seasonal dishes from the cookbook Eat Your… >>

17 Memoirs Everyone Should Read
17 Memoirs Everyone Should Read

Looking for something splendid to read? These brilliant stories, old and new, stand the test of… >>

Love a Good Thriller? OJ Prosecutor Marcia Clark's 8 All-Time Favorites
Love a Good Thriller? OJ Prosecutor Marcia Clark’s 8 All-Time Favorites

Marcia Clark knows nail-biting crime stories—after all, she was the lead prosecutor on the O.J… >>

10 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Write Your Life Story
10 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Write Your Life Story

Everyone has a story to tell. Here's why you should write yours up. >>

Reader's Digest Recommends: What to Read This Summer
Reader’s Digest Recommends: What to Read This Summer

From breezy reads to life-changing lit, our books editor has found something new for everyone to… >>

6 Outrageous Tree Houses You'll Want in Your Backyard
6 Outrageous Tree Houses You’ll Want in Your Backyard

Have your head in the clouds? These fantastical structures are just the place to visit. >>

Incredible: How One Couple Saved 50 Children From the Nazis
Incredible: How One Couple Saved 50 Children From the Nazis

Gil and Eleanor Kraus, a well-to-do American couple, risked everything to come to the rescue. >>

10 Pictures That Remind You of Being a Kid in Summer
10 Pictures That Remind You of Being a Kid in Summer

School was out and the possibilities were endless. >>

9 Graphic Novels Every Grown-Up Should Read
9 Graphic Novels Every Grown-Up Should Read

When you pair serious literature with "comic" art, the result can be extraordinary. Here's a… >>

Why You Should Read While You Walk
Why You Should Read While You Walk

When you read while you wander, your destination may be a surprise. >>

23 Contemporary Writers You Should Have Read by Now
23 Contemporary Writers You Should Have Read by Now

In a fair world, these critically acclaimed authors would be rocking the bestseller list. If you… >>

The Best Vacation Books You Ever Read
The Best Vacation Books You Ever Read

Sometimes a book is an indelible part of a journey. Our staffers share their lasting memories. What… >>

Rick Bragg: This Book Changed My Life
Rick Bragg: This Book Changed My Life

Celebrated journalist Rick Bragg reflects on To Kill A Mockingbird's enduring message of courage… >>

The Reunion That Took 77 Years to Happen
The Reunion That Took 77 Years to Happen

A teenaged Minka Disbrow was forced to give her newborn daughter Betty Jane up for adoption in… >>