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Enter our Women's History Month contest!

Here at Book Culture, we're excited to observe Women's History Month by celebrating some of our favorite female authors. As part of that celebration, we're holding a contest at our location on 112th St: identify as many of the authors on the poster as you can and you could win a $50 gift card! We'll be running the contest all month, so come on over and submit your entry--and while you're here, tell us about some of your favorite women writers!

What to Read in Light of Trump: Syllabus Edition

One of the perks of working at Book Culture is having the opportunity to peruse the reading lists for classes at Columbia, Barnard, and beyond. As we struggle to understand and move forward in the wake of Trump's inauguration, we wondered: what do the faculty members in our community think we ought to be reading? Here, then, are the reading lists for a few relevant classes this semester.

This is the third in a series of posts responding to Trump's election. Don't miss the first two posts, Understanding What Happened and Fighting Back.

On Crack For Intellectuals

Tonight, Book Culture is pleased to celebrate the release of Eloisa James' new book, Seven Minutes in Heaven. In anticipation, we're sharing this guest post from the author herself.

A few years ago, a CNN producer asked me: “Don’t you just write porn for women?” Her comment wasn’t personal; romance as a genre is often labeled “foolish, offensive, and indecent,” to borrow from George Bernard Shaw’s reaction to a romance. He was talking about Shakespeare’s Cymbeline, but my fellow authors are used to that sort of insult.

What to Read in Light of Trump: Fighting Back

As inauguration day approaches, we here at Book Culture are thinking about the work that lies ahead of us. How can we fight back against a Trump administration? Here are some books to get us started.

This post is the second in a series of posts responding to Trump's election. Read the first post, "Understanding What Happened," here.

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