Who runs the world? Book nerds! Well, okay, that’s not necessarily true. But shouldn’t it be? How much would book fans love to wake up one day and find ourselves in a world where everyone around us has the same […]
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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 […]
Considering the fact that we’ll all be living in one in the very near future—if depressing internet articles are to be believed—we heart dystopian novels probably more than we should. Case in point: instead of doing practical things like building […]
When it comes to predicting technological breakthroughs, science fiction writers can be absolute visionaries. From the electrically powered submarine in Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1870), to the genetic engineering in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World (1931), science fiction […]
It’s a big step: living on your own for the first time and being responsible for your schedule, friendships, health, and money. Let’s face it, there are dozens of ways you can screw up, be a superstar, or both. Perhaps […]