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'Books That Changed My World': Thousands Share Most Influential Books Over Twitter

The New Yorker | Susan Orlean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I woke up thinking about Ron Hansen's majestic, mournful book "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford." The book had gotten into m...

10 Dysfunctional Family Memoirs And One Shakespeare Play (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Dreading going home for the holidays? So are a lot of people, and we imagine some of these writers wouldn't be looking forward to it either. Here ...

Mr. Rochester Is England's Most Romantic Character

Telegraph | Penny Vincenzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

[I]t comes as no surprise to me that when surveyed by Mills and Boon, the nation's readers voted Charlotte Bronte's Mr Rochester the most romantic cha...

Best Forgotten Books: Writers Pick Their Favorites

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In 1999, the L.A. Times asked dozens of writers to look back at the prior century and share books they considered lost treasures -- books they loved t...

HuffPost Twitterature Contest: Your Favorite Books In 140 Characters Or Fewer (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

It can be tough to find time to finish a book these days. Enter Twitterature (Twitter + literature): the great works of literature retold in 140 ch...

Huffington Post Editors' Picks: Favorite Books (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We know that The Huffington Post reader is a book lover, and once we got started building the Books section, we discovered how deeply The Huffington P...

9 Of Your Favorite Books: Huffington Post November Readers' Picks (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ever since we posted our first installment of the HuffPost Readers' Picks, we've gotten a flood of further reader recommendations. The feature has bee...

Reliving Your First Literary Love

Steve Leveen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steve Leveen

Mrs. Geissler's reading of Island of the Blue Dolphins caught me. For the first time, I was in book love -- I couldn't wait to hear what happened next.

The AP: A Decade In Books

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Some representative books of the 2000s – about fear of the real world and dreams about other worlds, whether the historical past, the unreachabl...

Huffington Post Readers' Picks (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We know that the Huffington Post reader is really smart, and since you're on the Books page, we know that you like to read, so it made sense that when...

Read All Day: And I Did

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

In the past year I have read a book a day. Every day for 365 days. I didn't just read, I also wrote and posted on my website my response to what I'd read, my personal and visceral reaction to the book.

Huffington Post Editors' Picks Part II

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We saw how much you liked the first round of Editors' Picks and instead of waiting until next week, we thought we'd put them up now. Let us know what ...