Books

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of Books.

Video playlists about Books

A love letter to libraries

7 talks • 1h 33m
Libraries are a magical place full of life and endless stories — both real and imagined. We're delighted to share these TED Talks as a love letter to libraries, librarians and the community they build.

Talks for lifelong readers

7 talks • 1h 20m
Whether you're a budding bibliophile or already in the throes of whirlwind romance with your favorite writers, these talks are for you!

The power of fiction

10 talks • 2h 23m
These talks analyze the ways a story can enhance, alter and transform how we see the world around us.

Talks that inspired TED Books

6 talks • 1h 23m
Have you ever finished watching a talk and been eager to learn more? Long enough to explore a powerful idea but short enough to read in a single sitting, TED Books pick up where TED Talks leave off.

Exclusive articles about Books

Gift guide: Biographies and memoirs

A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise: A True Story About Schizophrenia by Sandra Allen In college, Allen’s uncle sent her his autobiography in the mail — the story of a man suffering f...
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