Feminist versions of space exploration, the best movie musicals, delightfully weird literary cookbooks, how world orders end, holiday reading, and more stuff we like.
Maps of imaginary worlds, whitewashing ancient statues, transgender people in the medieval world, and more stuff we like.
Existentialism in children’s literature, climate change and vanished hikers in the Alps, the legacy of female spiritualists, what your favorite Shakespeare play says about you, and more stuff we like.
Our new favorite Halloween readaloud, the costs of social media, children’s books by famous authors, and more stuff we like.
Children’s book protagonists grow up (with bonus Matilda!), lots of knitting, great Halloween readaloud ideas, and more stuff we like.
New words for your favorite dictionary, an award for books that should have been recognized sooner (and a worthy winner!), ideas for your high school reading list, and more stuff we like.
Why is college so expensive, feminist myth retellings, considering the future of biography, and more stuff we like.
Philosophy at the movies, the privilege of evacuation, read a book and save the world, and more stuff we like.
Librarians are always going to be the coolest people in a room, another reason to brave the Ikea parking lot, John Quincy Adams’s forgotten epic, calling out sexism in reading lists, and more stuff we like.
Privilege can be a good thing if you use it the right way, how do you find new music, how to take a real vacation, and more stuff we like.
The radical power of the bake sale, celebrating the legacy of Little Women, back-to-homeschool season, recent reads, and more stuff we like.
Martha Gellhorn is so much cooler than Hemingway, changing representations of women’s roles in pop culture, the handwriting of famous people, the last week of our curriculum sale, and more in this week’s edition of Stuff We Like.
More problems for middle children, it’s time for a new world mythology, the polite protest myth, bringing back forgotten books, and more stuff we like.
Poolside reading, the future of work should make more sense, music that makes you nostalgic, an immigrant story that actually made me smile, and more stuff we like.
Summer reading, Victorian murders, why we should keep asking big questions, Angela Chase for Congress, and more stuff we like.