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7 Ways to Mess With a Literary Superfan

7 Ways to Mess With a Literary Superfan

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We book nerds are a hardy breed. We live for midnight release parties, high-intensity book club meetings, and needing a small wheelbarrow to dig ourselves out after a weekend of speed reading. We...
5 Reasons to Love The Sandman: Overture #1

5 Reasons to Love The Sandman: Overture #1

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Mr. Sandman, bring me Lord Dream. J.H. Williams III has made him the most beautiful that I’ve ever seen. The prequel to Neil Gaiman’s legendary Sandman series of graphic novels has...
7 Books With Death As a Character

7 Books With Death As a Character

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Poor old Death, that abstract devil. When it comes to books, Death’s often the bridesmaid, rarely the deceased bride, cutting down characters off screen like an underappreciated civil...
14 Characters Who Should Have Lived

14 Characters Who Should Have Lived

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Among Kurt Vonnegut’s oft-quoted tips for creative writing is this gem: “Be a sadist. No matter how sweet and innocent your leading characters, make awful things happen to them—in order...
5 Graphic Novels for Beginners

5 Graphic Novels for Beginners

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For avid bookworms it can be easy to fall into a reading rut, sticking with the same author or genre for stretches at a time. No longer, friends, no longer. I beseech you to shrug off that dusty...