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MASHUPS

See the Classics in a Whole New Light with These Literary Mashups

See the Classics in a Whole New Light with These Literary Mashups

If you’re a book nerd, you know there’s nothing like revisiting classic novels to gain new perspective. While we’re certainly fans of rereading, sometimes the same old stories can get a little tired over time. So we thought we’d introduce […]

by × July 31, 2014 ×

QUOTES WE LOVE

43 Great Quotes From Literature We Forgot to Mention

43 Great Quotes From Literature We Forgot to Mention

Last week we collected 10 of our favorite lines in literature, but it appears we have forgotten some. Embarrassing! To those of you who weighed in on your own favorites in the comments: thank you. They were fun to read. And […]

by × June 25, 2014 ×

CLASSIC NOVELS

7 of the Most Memorable Long Sentences In Lit

7 of the Most Memorable Long Sentences In Lit

Literature is full of stunning examples of looooooooooong sentences, both properly punctuated and not (ahem…John Updike). For example, there’s Molly Bloom’s 36-page, two-sentence monologue in Ulysses, or Victor Hugo’s 800-plus line in Les Misérables. While sentences like these are sights to behold, they also demand […]

by × March 14, 2014 ×

5 CLASSICS I'VE NEVER READ

Romeo & Juliet, A Tale of Two Cities…and More!

Romeo & Juliet, A Tale of Two Cities…and More!

Ever since I was the dorky little girl who spent more time with Nancy Drew than with some family members, I’ve worn my bookworm ways as a badge of pride. But even though I had a New York City library […]

by × April 16, 2013 ×