Forks: A Quest for Culture, Cuisine and Connection

Three years. Five continents. One motorcycle.

Why did Allan Karl sell nearly everything he owned, pack up, and travel the world for three years – alone – on a motorcycle?

What Were the Books That Helped Make You Who You Are Today?

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Think about who you are. You had to get here somehow. What were the books that sent you along the way?

The 10 Books (Yes, That’s Right, Books) Every Man Should Pick Up This Summer

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Books, and reading in general, are good habits to practice as you get older. And, no, since speed-reading through your Twitter timeline doesn’t count, here are a few recommendations to help jump-start your summer reading list.

Walter Dean Myers’ Death and What It Could Mean For Young, Black, Male Readers

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The passing of such an influential black author could revitalize young, black, male readership and authorship, or it could deepen the dearth of existing books for this demographic.

The Book War That Authors Have Already Lost

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J.E. Fishman questions the importance of publishing companies in a book’s success.

How to Raise a Reader

How to Raise a Reader

Michael Carley offers advice for parents who want to encourage their children to embrace books and reading at a young age.

‘Letters of Note’ and What’s Worth Remembering

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After reading Letters of Note, Brian Shea discusses the power and depth of the lost art of handwritten letters

Telling Our Story: Why It Matters That #DadsRead

Telling Our Story: Why It Matters That #DadsRead

Felix Brandon Lloyd knows the impact that a father’s presence can have on a child, which is why he regularly makes time to read with his children and supports the #DadsRead campaign.

My Father Never Returned Library Books: A Father’s Day Reading Remembrance

My Father Never Returned Library Books: A Father’s Day Reading Remembrance

Tom Burns’ dad loved libraries and he loved to read. However, he didn’t like giving libraries their books back. This is his story.

Why The Modern Library Is a Place of Refuge for Parents and Kids Alike

Why The Modern Library Is a Place of Refuge for Kids and Parents Alike

When his son’s school was temporarily closed, Jeff Tepper quickly learned that public libraries have become vital places of community and education for families with children.

The Next Chapter: Reading with My Sons During My Divorce

The Next Chapter: Reading with My Sons During My Divorce

During a difficult time, Ben Railton struggled to share one of his favorite childhood books with his sons, a reading experience that bonded them in unexpected ways.

To Read, Perchance to Dream: Passing Reading Down from Generation to Generation

To Read, Perchance to Dream: Passing Reading Down from Generation to Generation

Ariel Chesler was so surrounded by books as a child, he thought he lived in a library. Now he’s discovering the joys of reading with his own children.

Join The Good Men Project for a #DadsRead Twitter Party on Thursday June 12th

Join The Good Men Project for a #DadsRead Twitter Party on Thursday June 12th

Get ready for Father’s Day by joining our Twitter Party, talking about dads and reading, and winning some fabulous prizes at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT on Thursday, June 12th

Reading to My Kids Has Made Us Closer

Reading to My Kids Has Made Us Closer

Chris Bernholdt worked hard to instill a love of reading in his kids at an early age, a decision that has reaped many benefits for his family and brought him closer to his children as well.

A Little Girl, One Light, and Three Books: Creating Safe Reading Spaces for Children

A Little Girl, One Light, and Three Books: Creating Safe Reading Spaces for Children

Mike Reynolds discusses the reasons why parents should always make sure that their kids have safe places to read.

‘The Fault in Our Stars’ Has No Faults

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The Fault in Our Stars will make you laugh, cry, and think deeply about life and death; which is exactly why you should go see it.