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Where to Start Reading the Transcendent Work of Toni Morrison
The Nobel laureate and towering figure of American letters Toni Morrison died Monday at the age of 88. She leaves behind a unique and indispensable...
thrills and chills
25 of the Most TERRIFYING Horror Books Ever
Literature can be a moving, beautiful artistic experience. Skilled writers can bring us face to face with scenarios and emotions we might never encounter...
stranger than fiction
10 Fictional Characters Based on Real People
The dirty secret of some fiction is that it’s less, well, fictional than we imagine. Behind every soaring flight of fancy, you’ll find...
banned books week
Our Favorite Heroines of Banned Books
Being a character in a banned book is no joke—you’re dealing with enough sex, drugs, and violence to find yourself kicked off of library shelves around...
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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...
Should You Be Embarrassed to Read YA? The Best Debate on the Internet
Ruth Graham’s Slate piece, “Against YA,” has everyone asking, “is YA embarrassing?” We had to weigh in. Below, two...
13 Book Titles That Would Make Great Nail Polish Colors
If you’ve ever perused the nail polish section of your local drugstore, you’ve surely noticed some of the bizarre names of the colors....