News and Interviews
NEWS May 11
Do you ever notice some people seem to give every book 5 stars? Or that you yourself give lots of 3's but very few 2's? Well now you can see exactly how your ratings break down! Here is what we... Read more
NEWS May 11
I found a blog post about Goodreads today that inspired me to blog (slightly ironic, I know). On the blog, Chris Makarsky writes: "I don’t read anymore. I feel I should change this. 'Anymore'... Read more
NEWS May 08
Now you can read books that are available online on Goodreads! This only applies to books that are out of copyright, which mostly means any book first published before 1923. Project Gutenberg is a... Read more
NEWS May 02
We had a great time at the LA Times Festival of Books last weekend. We passed out several thousand booklets and bookmarks, and talked to hundreds of interested people - including many publishers... Read more
NEWS Apr 30
Several people had requested that we build an rss feed for whenever a person adds a book to their shelf. This would give another option for people to add what they are reading to their blogs --... Read more
NEWS Apr 27
Otis is at Coachella and I'm supposedly manning the site today. Although I’m sad I’m missing Bjork and Interpol, I'm excited to announce that Goodreads will have a booth at the Los Angeles Times... Read more
NEWS Apr 24
We have finally launched one of our most-requested features: Groups! Groups are the perfect way to bring a group of people together to discuss literature. Groups are perfect for close friends,... Read more
NEWS Apr 23
I was shocked to hear that author David Halberstam passed away this evening. He was killed this evening in a car crash on his way to an interview for his next book. David Halberstam was a... Read more
NEWS Apr 20
I don't know about everyone else, but this site has made me slightly manic to read more. I'll take a look at the most popular books on the site and suddenly think, "Hey wait! I've never read... Read more
NEWS Apr 18
This is sort of a funny post, but I thought single women out there might want to check out Mitford's Noblesse Oblige since news stories all over the world intimate that poor (or lucky) Kate... Read more