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5 Published Novels Written by People Too Young to Vote
The difficulty level of writing a novel varies depending on who you ask, and when. On the one hand, you have people who’ve labored for decades to...
Let’s Celebrate the Best Morons in Literature
It’s easy to celebrate smart people—detectives who figure out mysteries just by observing clues, evil geniuses who devise horrific ways of ending...
Essential Books That Almost Never Saw The Light Of Day
Until quite recently, Great American Novelist Harper Lee was assumed to be, like Margaret Mitchell, the mother of a literary only child. She was one and...
Celebrate Movember with the 6 Greatest Fictional Mustaches
Hail the hirsute, usher in the unshaven, and salute the stubble, for the month of mustaches is upon us. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you may...
If Famous Literary Characters Had Online Dating Profiles
It seems like all my friends are looking for love online these days. Whether they’re searching for the One or just the One Right Now, they all know that...
quotes we love
10 of Our Favorite Sentences in Literature
Sometimes when you’re reading a book, a particular sentence will jump out, grab you by the collar, and start beating you about the head. In a good...
The 10 Best Absurdist Books
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11 Books That’ll Make You Glad You’re Single
What kind of single person are you? The kind that stands on a mountaintop, letting out a primal roar of freedom? Or one that stares out a window watching...
The Worst Fictional Characters to Sit Next to On a Plane
Happy holiday travel season! In celebration of flight delays, pricey cab rides, bags that don’t fit in the overhead bin, and seatmates who insist on...