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Quiz: Which Shakespearean Character Are You?

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Quiz: Which Shakespearean Character Are You?

2016 marks 400 years since the death of the world’s most famous playwright, William Shakespeare. Shakespeare’s 1623 First Folio, the book that...
Heroines Who Deserve Better Luck in Love

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Heroines Who Deserve Better Luck in Love

Whether it’s a result of bad luck or bad taste, some ladies really know how to pick ’em. We’ve all had a friend (or, in some cases, been the...
10 Shakespearean Romances, Ranked

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10 Shakespearean Romances, Ranked

Shakespeare wrote some of the greatest tragedies the English language has ever seen, his comedies still have them rolling in the aisles, and his sonnets...
9 Lesser-Known Baby Names from Classic Books

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9 Lesser-Known Baby Names from Classic Books

It may come as no surprise that “Katniss” was a hugely popular baby name in 2013. Great characters in literature often inspire enormous admiration from...

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All Hail Fiction’s Most Memorable Royalty

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All Hail Fiction’s Most Memorable Royalty

Well, we’ll never be royals, but for the record, Lorde, that luxe would totally be for me if you happened to find it lying around somewhere....
11 Books in Which the Main Character Dies (This Post Is Less Spoiler-y Than You Think)

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11 Books in Which the Main Character Dies (This Post Is Less Spoiler-y Than You Think)

Maybe you were one of those twisted souls who desperately hoped Hagrid was indeed carrying Harry “The Boy Who Lived” Potter’s corpse at...

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The 7 Deadly Sins Reading List: Sloth

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The 7 Deadly Sins Reading List: Sloth

On the subject of sloth and sloths, I have three things to say: 1. Sloths, those furry two- and three-toed mammals, may be displacing cats as the animal...

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11 Fictional Characters’ New Year’s Resolutions

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11 Fictional Characters’ New Year’s Resolutions

It’s 2014! (Thankfully Aeon the aging time vulture didn’t kidnap the baby New Year.) As the light of the dawning new year hit your holidazed...

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The 7 Best Revenge Stories in Literature

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The 7 Best Revenge Stories in Literature

Marcus Aurelius once said that the best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury. Sure, it’s sage advice, but where’s the fun in...

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14 Classics Reimagined As Scratch-And-Sniff Books

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14 Classics Reimagined As Scratch-And-Sniff Books

I love opening a new book and taking a big whiff of fresh ink. Nothing delights a bibliophile’s nose more than a hardcover that still smells like the...

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