By Tom Blunt 5 min read
Banned Books Week is here to once again remind us of the importance of free speech and the dangers of censorship, and these 16 quotes can assist.
By Jennie Yabroff 5 min read
These five compelling memoirs revisit timeless classics and offer readers a unique perspective on the well-known stories.
By Keith Rice 8 min read
Iran is largely unknown to those of us living life in the West. Check out any of these great books for some perspective into life in Persia.
By Jennie Yabroff 4 min read
As the days shrink and the temperature drops, take heart knowing that whatever mistakes you make in the coming months, these biographers and memoirists have done, and written about, far worse.
By Samuel Wetzler 14 min read
As this week marks the anniversary of the 1958 publication of Lolita in the United States, we are getting in the Nabokov spirit with Azar Nafisi’s Reading Lolita in Tehran, a first-hand account of censorship and intellectual restriction in the Middle East.