Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Alice Walker's iconic modern classic is now a Penguin Book. A powerful cultural touchstone of modern American literature, The Color Purple... This description may be from another edition of this product.
Celebrate "the freedom to read" during the ALA's Banned Books Week. This annual event is designed to draw attention to books that have faced bans and challenges in regional areas around the US. With these challenges on the rise, it's ever more important to stand against literary censorship.
Here at Thriftbooks, many of us identify as book lovers. But, obviously, we don’t love all books equally. In fact, most of us gravitate toward a favorite genre or two. Does what you read say something about who you are? Read on to see what your favorite genre might reveal about you.
In celebration of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), ThriftBooks enlisted OnePoll to survey 2,000 Americans about their novel-writing (and reading!) tendencies and we uncovered a pretty interesting story. Here are a handful of our key plot points.
You may not know what it is, but chances are you've read one. By definition, an epistolary novel is one made up partly or entirely of documents like letters, diary entries, newspaper articles, or emails. These stories capture the longing we feel for togetherness in times of separation. Here are ten of our favorites.
Whether due to genetic similarities or like-minded unions, there are many famous authors who are related to other authors by birth or marriage. Here we profile a handful of writer-to-writer relationships, juicy details and all!