Books & authors


An online magazine for booklovers - including reviews, previews, "behind the book" backstories, author interviews, reading guides, and much more. View tutorial

Contemporary Authors

Entries on thousands of authors with full text articles.

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Literature - Search Modern Novelists, Poems, Short Stories & more

A collection of eBooks and other resources on literature and literary criticism. From Gale Cengage Learning.

Magill’s Literary Annual

Reviews of significant fiction and nonfiction dating back to 1977.


Analyzes the most important works in all genres - fiction, short stories, poetry, drama, and nonfiction - throughout history and around the world.

NoveList Plus

Helps you find new fiction and nonfiction books to read by searching favorite authors, titles, subjects, and genres. View tutorial

Virtual Reference Library

Thousands of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources. Search the entire collection or a particular subject area. View tutorial

World Book Timelines

Timelines for World History, Science & Technology, Notable People, Sports & Games & more.



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