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- Biography Reference Center
Biographies of well known figures from all fields and countries.
- Books & Authors
An easy-to-use one-stop source for expert recommendations on classic, mainstream or genre fiction and non-fiction titles covering a wide range of subjects for all age levels.
- Literature Resource Center
A current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database. Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements.
Search over 70,000 fiction titles to find new books to read based on your interests. Besides locating books to read, users can learn more about books and authors through feature articles, book discussion guides, and book talks.
- Proquest Newspapers
Search major newspapers online including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. You can select individual or multiple newspapers to search.
The preeminent Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge.
- Google Scholar
Access to articles, theses, books, and more from publishers, professionals, universities and other scholarly sources.
- H-Net Reviews
An international consortium of scholars and teachers, featuring free, online, scholarly reviews.
- How to Start a Book Club
Starting a book club? Just follow these 10 basic steps from LitLovers to good books, good talks, and good eats.
- LitLovers Reading Guides
1,700 Reading Guides including Discussion Questions, Book Reviews, Author Bios, and Plot Summaries.
- NY Times Literary Biographies
Literary biographies reviewed by The New York Times Book Review since Dec. 31, 2000.
- Reading Group Guides
An online community for reading groups with guides, new books, and other relevant resources.
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