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Cook Epically: 5 Cookbooks to Pair with Epic Stories and Classic Tales
Reading fiction can transport you—the imagery and sound of language carries the reader to far off realms, like the lands of Ancient Greece, or the Ming...
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...
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...
Our Biggest Fictional Crushes
You can keep your celluloid heartthrobs and TV hotties—give us book nerds a crush object written in black-and-white. Because all the great one-sided...
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...
5 Books for the Insomniac
You’ve checked Facebook, raided the fridge, counted sheep, and you still can’t sleep. Use the time to expand your horizons with these...