NYPL’s List of Essential Reads on Feminism

On the 100-year anniversary of the 19th Amendment (securing some women’s right to vote in the USA, though it’s crucial to note that Black women would have to wait almost 50 years), the New York Public Library has released their list of Essential Reads on Feminism. With books and essays for kids, teens and adults, the lengthy selection includes “first-hand accounts and histories” that trace …

The 1970s Video Game Inspired By Real-Life Deep Cave Crawls

The 1970s text-based video game Colossal Cave Adventure challenged players to navigate a long tunnel with wealth at its end. An influential coding feat, Adventure—as it’s primarily known—was the first-ever work of interactive fiction, an innovation that led the way for mediums like modern video games, roleplaying games, AR and VR. Adventure isn’t purely a product of imagination, though. Its creator Will Crowther based it …

NYC Bookstores Offering Delivery + Pick-Up

Support small business when pursuing your literary desires

Shopping might be faster through billion-dollar corporations, but there’s no store quite as charming or magical as the independent bookshop. And even though we can’t peruse the shelves of our favorite indie booksellers right now, while chatting with employees about their recommendations, we can support these crucial businesses by purchasing from them online. Even if you’re not a big reader, most of these stores also …