"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life." *The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library. Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.
I found a momentary home among the "Tumbleweeds" in the store that's given shelter to authors since the days of Joyce. George Whitman opened the legendary bookshop now known as Shakespeare and Company
Artist Su Blackwell utilizes beloved novels as an uncommon canvas and builds upward to create bewitching book sculptures. For her latest standout exhibition, she was inspired by how one's dwelling can
In honour of Charles Bukowski’s birthday, BBC Culture asked readers to share their favourite lines by the author. Henry Charles Bukowski was a German-born American novelist, short story writer and poet.
Bookshops are a traveller's best friend: they provide convenient shelter and diversion in bad weather, they're a reliable source of maps, notebooks, and travel guides, they often host readings and other
Summer reading plans from the New Yorker staff. This third installment follows parts one and two. I’m writing a book this summer—revisiting Rwanda—and as long as I’m at it my reading is woefully restricted
As an enormous lover and patron of public libraries, I was beyond delighted when the fine folks at the New York Public Library asked me to curate a selection of books for their bookstore and gave me free