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50 of the Best Book Quotes from Our Favorite Books

These books—both new and old, fiction and non-fiction—are packed cover-to-cover with thought-provoking bits of wisdom, wit, and universal truths.

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The Best 14 Reads From the 2020 Quarantine Book Club

Social distancing? No problem! Dive into a virtual community of book lovers with these hot picks from the Quarantine Book...


Can You Guess the Famous Book from a Single Line?

Many of these romantic declarations, calls to action, and observations about the world can stand on their own. But can...


10 Funny Typos in Famous Works of Literature

Even grammar sticklers should be able to forgive the editors for these notorious (and often hilarious) goofs.


What You Probably Didn’t Know About 10 Famous Authors

Trekkies and Star Wars fans have nothing on book lovers.

Offbeat Places Where the Most Famous Books Were Written

Sometimes the "sacred" writing place you'd expect is actually a local pub.


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11 of the Most Famous Riddles in History

From the Bible to Shakespeare to Harry Potter, these riddles were dreamed up by some of history's most celebrated writers—and...


14 Fascinating Daily Rituals of Famous Authors

These famous creative minds all had sacred routines that helped them produce their best-ever writing.


Here Is the CORRECT Way to Pronounce Dr. Seuss (and 17 Other Popular Author Names)

Most people mispronounce Dr. Seuss (hint: it doesn't rhyme with moose). Learn the correct way to say his name, plus...


The Endings to Those Famous Books You Never Got Around to Reading

How to cut countless hours from your busy reading schedule: We give away the endings to 10 books you were...

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11 Children’s Books That Influenced These Famous Lives

Which classics helped shape the young minds of Stephen King, Scarlett Johansson, and President Barack Obama?


Read Like an NBA All-Star: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Tells Us His 10 Favorite Books

You know him as the NBA's all-time leading scorer, but Abdul-Jabbar, now a bestselling author and Time.com columnist, is also...


19 Things You Never Knew About Harper Lee and ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Curious about the famously mysterious author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' and the forthcoming book 'Go Set a Watchman'? Here,...


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Which Movies Were Better Than the Book?

Some authors kick and scream when a director bulks up a book’s plot for the silver screen. But sometimes it...


Quick: How Does This Picture Make You Feel?

“Too often, when people walk into a museum, they secretly think, 
I can’t see the point of this,” says bestselling...

The RD Interview: Anna Quindlen on Her Proudest Achievement

The beloved author talks about midlife surprises, lifelong friendships, and her proudest achievement (it’s not her Pulitzer Prize).


6 Famous Writers Who Were Masters at Procrastinating

The creative process is rarely standard. In her book Odd Type Writers, Celia Blue Johnson reveals the truly strange habits...


Funny: How These Famous Shakespeare Quotes Would Be Written Today

Quothable Quoths: You speak an infinite deal of nothing. Like, really.


13 Iconic Shoes That Changed America

Audrey Hepburn’s famous flats, 80s power sneakers, make-a-statement Manolos: Here, a well-heeled history of American footwear.