Author: Samantha Burton
eNotes Partners with Room to Read for Global Childhood Literacy
eNotes.com has partnered with Room to Read—a global nonprofit transforming the lives of millions of children in low-income communities by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education.
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New! eNotes Goodies: Homepage, iOS App, and Dashboard
Not only are we busy writing new study guides, answering hundreds of questions per day, and meticulously conquering comma splices, we’ve also been sprucing up key areas of our site. An overarching goal is to always be making eNotes even easier …
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Let’s Get Political: 5 Relevant Reads on American Politics
6:30 a.m.: Wake up. 6:31 a.m.: Hit “snooze.” 6:37 a.m.: Wake up for real. 6:37:30 a.m.: Rollover. Check Twitter, news articles, Twitter again, news comments…WHY?! 6:40 a.m.: Allow the ennui to take over as you shuffle off to brush your teeth. …
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8 Perfect Gift Ideas for Book Lovers
It’s the holiday season—a perfect time to give your book-loving friends and family (or yourself, of course) a little something-something. We put together a curated list of our favorite bookish gifts with dorm life and personal style in mind. If …
Night and 10 Other Must-Read Memoirs
While Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel penned several autobiographies and works of fiction, his best-known work is Night—a memoir based on his experiences as a prisoner in WWII concentration camps, specifically Auschwitz and Buchenwald. A harrowing read offering a firsthand account of one of our world’s most tragic time periods, Night helped shine a light on the …
Grunt: Science of War, Medicine, and the Humans in the Middle of It All
Mary Roach's Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War gives readers a glimpse into the stunning world of military science and medicine.
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Stay Woke: 8 Award-Winning Books About Race, Feminism, and Immigration
“Read more books by diverse authors” was a friend’s New Year’s resolution which, in my humblest opinion, is an important evolution from the common and, dare I say, vanilla “Read more!” resolution.
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Win a Signed Copy of The Hour of Land by Terry Tempest Williams
“There is a cost in disrupting the status quo, but what is the cost if we do nothing?” This question was asked by Terry Tempest Williams, author of Refuge and When Women Were Birds, during a recent reading and book-signing …
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