Literature Information and Resources

Author Talk

Transcripts of interviews with authors large and small as performed by the team at CBS News.

Baba Brinkman

Interesting literature artist who raps well known classic works. Hear his video clips and find his biography. bababrinkman

The Book Seer

Users can enter the title and author of a book they've read and get reading recommendations from Amazon and LibraryThing. bookseer

Book Series In Order

A comprehensive list of authors and book characters, listing their book series in both chronological and publication order. BookSeriesOrder

Book Spot

Features book reviews, recommendations, release information, and a site search.


Organizes book series' by author, allowing users to see which book is next. Also lets members sign up to be emailed when the next book in the series is released.

Google Scholar

Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.

The Land of Grimney

Literature based fantasy world with poems, pictures, stories and paintings.


Downloadable literature charts with side by side summary and analysis.

The Literary Encyclopedia

A literary reference work offering a range author profiles, and articles on their work, literary, and historical topics; includes information about membership and benefits, and a FAQ.


Research project examining whether new literary forms are emerging whose aesthetic qualities canonly be realised in a digital medium. From the Cultural Studies Research Centre at the University of Siegen, Germany. Literature Directory

Features reviews of book-related websites from around the world, coded by country. Portal is updated monthly with a fresh selection of literary links handpicked by editorial team.


Create a virtual bookshelf to show off books, connect with friends, discover new titles and voice opinions about books.

Today in Literature

Contains information about events in literary history, great writers, and books. TodayinLit


Online community for book lovers which allows users to write reviews, list and rate books, see lists of books others are reading, and find readers with similar interests.

What Should I Read Next?

Users can enter the title and author of a book they enjoyed and receive community recommendations of other similar books to read.


Offers a unique approach to book recommendations by providing selector bars based on what a user's mood is.

Wired for Books

Literature portal offering mp3 downloads of audio books and interviews, illustrated books, and educational resources.

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