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Armed with some sample surveys and a ChatGPT login, our human bibliologist goes head-to-head with ChatGPT’s algorithms to recommend books.

28 Fascinating, Fun Facts About Books and Reading

Dive into fascinating facts about books and reading, as well as answers to frequently-asked questions about them.

Some of the Most Popular Books That Don’t Exist

You might think that THE PRINCESS BRIDE exists, but you'd be wrong. Here's a look at popular books that don't exist.

Drag Story Hour is Controversial, But Important

Drag Story Hours are being protested across the country. Here's why it's important, and why we should fight to keep it.

We Need More Close Platonic Male Friendships in Books

Close platonic male friendships seem rare and precious. But how many of them do we get to read that aren't romantic?

Susanna Kaysen’s GIRL, INTERRUPTED at 30

Reflecting on GIRL, INTERRUPTED on its 30th anniversary.

Why I Don’t Review Comfort Books

My choice not to review comfort books has nothing to do with their "literary merit." It has everything to do with setting boundaries.

Why I’m Not Leaving Goodreads Reviews in 2023

Sometimes, not leaving a review on Goodreads can be a relief, even if the action started by accident.

What is the Appeal of Dystopian Fiction?

In a world facing a climate crisis along with a host of other overwhelming challenges, why do we still choose to read dystopian fiction?

Dream Holidays: Escape to the Island of Aeaea

Welcome to Aeaea, an enchanting island getaway you didn’t even realise you were dreaming of, hosted by the spellbinding Circe.