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5 Fictional Romantic Leads Who Deserve the Grey Treatment

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5 Fictional Romantic Leads Who Deserve the Grey Treatment

It’s no shock that demand for more tales from E.L. James’ Fifty Shades universe remains high. What is a delightful surprise is James’s...
For Your Next Cocktail Party: A Crib Sheet of Classic Literary References

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For Your Next Cocktail Party: A Crib Sheet of Classic Literary References

I love hanging out with book nerds, for many reasons. One of them is feeling like I’m part of an elite club, one with secret handshakes and...
9 Books Even Non-Readers Will Love

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9 Books Even Non-Readers Will Love

Books like War and Peace, David Copperfield, and Ulysses are classics we think everyone should read—but when you take a look at our bookshelves, you...

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Five Books that Tell the Story Behind the Story

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Five Books that Tell the Story Behind the Story

Sometimes it seems like classic novels have just always existed: they were there before most of us were born, and seem an eternal aspect of the cultural...
Five Books that Tell the Story Behind the Story

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Five Books that Tell the Story Behind the Story

Sometimes it seems like classic novels have just always existed; they were there when most of us were born, and seem like eternal aspects of daily life....
The 5 Greatest Christmas Moments in Literature

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The 5 Greatest Christmas Moments in Literature

While Christmas in literature is nearly synonymous with A Christmas Carol and Little Women—and, to be fair, I’m an avid rereader of each...
Try These Famous Authors’ Tricks to Slay Your NaNo Novel!

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Try These Famous Authors’ Tricks to Slay Your NaNo Novel!

We’re about to enter the second weekend of National Novel Writing Month! Are you, the eager NaNo novelist: a. Looking forward to continuing your...
14 Writers Who Would Have Been Great Collaborators

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14 Writers Who Would Have Been Great Collaborators

We literary enthusiasts tend to have our favorite writers, both classic and contemporary—and yes, that’s “writers,” as in plural, because as most...

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8 Female Characters Who Need a Relationship Intervention

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8 Female Characters Who Need a Relationship Intervention

Clearly, not every fictional relationship is straight out of the lusty pages of a bodice-ripper. Similarly, many of literature’s most storied unions...

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YA Author Sara Benincasa Revamps The Great Gatsby with a Same-Sex Relationship

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YA Author Sara Benincasa Revamps The Great Gatsby with a Same-Sex Relationship

We should all want to be Sara Benincasa when/if we grow up: The hilarious and thoughtful writer has mastered standup comedy, radio, blogging, and vlogging,...
12 Book-Based Perfumes We’d Like to Wear

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12 Book-Based Perfumes We’d Like to Wear

The delightful aroma of paper books aside (and yes, there is a perfume that can make you smell like a new book), don’t you sometimes wish you could...
If Classic Authors Could Promote Their Books on Twitter

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If Classic Authors Could Promote Their Books on Twitter

It’s difficult to imagine how authors used to promote their books before the heady days of Twitter. Did they do readings? Stand on the corner handing out...

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