Emily Stochl

Emily is a proud Midwesterner, living in Iowa. Reading literary fiction has always been her favorite. She also enjoys yoga and tending to her hundreds of houseplants -- you might say Emily is a bit “crunchy granola." She is the producer and host of a podcast about vintage and second-hand style, called Pre-Loved Podcast. She’s really into sustainability, and old things! IG: @emilymstochl

Cookbooks for the Wannabe GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW Contestant

Cookbooks for those who love the Great British Bake Off, so you can learn the art of bread week, cake week, and patisserie.

Citizenship is an Outdated Requirement for Literary Prize Eligibility

We're examining the eligibility requirements of five major literary awards, specifically looking at their positions on citizenship.

25 Must-Read Books to Understand Politics and Political Issues

A list of 25 great political books to learn more about political history and major political theories, including Women, Race, and Class by Angela Y. Davis.

10 Works of Environmental Literature From Around the World

If you’re looking for compelling works of fiction set in far flung places, pick up one of these novels about the environment set around the world, such as The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy.

10 Compelling Eco Fiction Reads

Find 10 compelling eco fiction reads featuring narratives about humans’ impact on the climate crisis for the environmentally-minded reader, such as The Overstory by Richard Powers.

8 Collections Featuring Underrepresented Voices

Find some new to you authors to follow through these collections featuring underrepresented voices, including poetry, fiction, and essays such as The Good Immigrant edited by Nikesh Shukla.

10 Books for Your Intersectional Environmentalist Reading List

You can’t fight climate change without fighting for social change. Add these intersectional books about the environment to your reading list, including Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer.

8 Books About The Green New Deal

What is The Green New Deal, and why is everyone publishing books about it? Get the deets on this climate plan and the reading list here.

Bookish Causes to Support During #GivingTuesdayNow

If you're looking to support some bookish causes for #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving to raise funds in light of COVID-19, we've got your list.

10 Books Set in Transporting Places

10 Books Set in Transporting Places: travel from the Kamchatka Peninsula to a kibbutz, cycle to the Patagonia mountains, or ride the Magic Bus to Nepal.