Books

On Being Human: An Interview with Jennifer Pastiloff

Photo courtesy of Jennifer Pastiloff.

Jennifer Pastiloff wants to help people. And by people, I mean pretty much everyone on the planet.

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Queer Fat Girls Deserve To Be Heroines In YA Books, Too​

It seemed the realm of books — the realm I loved — didn’t have a place for queer fat girls to be a heroine or adventurer.

It seemed the realm of books — the realm I loved — didn’t have a place for queer fat girls to be a heroine or adventurer.

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S.A. Chakraborty's The City Of Brass Reimagines Medieval Middle East

S.A. Chakraborty is the debut author of The City of Brass, a sweeping and epic fantasy from Harper Voyager that brings to life Middle Eastern history.

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Doniga Markegard Is Teaching People How To Be More Wild

Doniga Markegard teaches at a wilderness school instructor, and it’s important to her that her own kids learn about nature and wildlife.

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The Witch Who Inspired The Handmaid's Tale

Mary Webster, a colonial woman who was hanged in Hadley, Massachusetts in 1685, is the witch who inspired The Handmaid's Tale.

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The Witch Who Inspired The Handmaid's Tale

Mary Webster, a colonial woman who was hanged in Hadley, Massachusetts in 1685, is the witch who inspired The Handmaid's Tale.

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Samantha Irby Wants More Real-Life Fat Girls On TV

With two hugely successful books and a television show on the horizon with real fat girls on TV, it seemed like the perfect time to interview Samantha Irby.

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Usborne And The Most Ridiculously Sexist Book Ever

Growing Up for Boys by Alex Firth, from Usborne

Usborne, publisher of books for CHILDREN, wants boys to know just what boobs are for.

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If Birds Fly Back Author Carlie Sorosiak Says You're Never Too Old For YA

"I think that you're never too old to read about hope, love, and redemption."

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An Interview With Andrea Ritchie, Activist & Author Of Invisible No More

"I'm hoping that it goes beyond saying a new set of names and actually really changing how we think about everything in this conversation, both in the conversations around policing and racial profiling and the silent mass incarceration, but also in the conversations we have about violence against women."

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