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be the narrator
10 Books Even Adult Readers Will Love to Read Aloud
Growing up is a strange experience, mainly because we assume more or less arbitrarily that certain things we enjoyed as kids must be given up once we hit...
health and safety
7 Fictional Schools That Are Definitely Not Up to Code
Fictional schools may seem wonderful and magical when you’re thinking about all the adventures your favorite students get up to, but consider them...
hit the road
8 Fictional Characters Who’d Make the Best Travel Companions
Picking a travel buddy is just as important as picking a roommate: you’re going to be stuck with them, probably one on one, for long periods of time,...
10 Reasons We're Inviting Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler to Our Next Dinner Party
Alone, Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler are plenty charming. But in conversation together, as they were last night at BAM, they comprise a charm offensive...
The Book Lover’s Countdown to Christmas
Christmas is coming, and an advent calendar is a fun way to build anticipation. It’s like watching the ball drop in Times Square, but in December!...
Here’s Who Should Play the Baudelaires, the Snickets, and Count Olaf in Netflix’s
A Series of Unfortunate Events
This week, one of the best book series of all time received extremely fortunate news: A Series of Unfortunate Events, by Lemony Snicket, is getting a...
5 Kids’ and YA Books that Transcend the Age Label
It’s not your fault. Everyone grows up. Getting older isn’t an achievement, like throwing a no-hitter. It’s just something that happens, like getting...
what to read next
What to Read Next if You Liked
We Were Liars, The Vacationers, City of Heavenly Fire, Dangerous Creatures,
The Target, by David Baldacci, is another breathless installment in his ongoing series of novels starring a steely government assassin. This time, he is...
middle grade books
6 Great Grade-School Reads by Authors You Already Love
The fact that young adult books are being devoured by the not-so-young is so last news cycle. Hooked by propulsive storytelling, high stakes, and the sheer...
all the wrong questions
Match Wits With Snicket! The Donald J. Sobol Legacy in
File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents
The latest book from fictional character and author Lemony Snicket is, according to itself, not a book at all, but instead a collection of confidential...
Why is Jude Law the Quintessential Cinematic “Author” Character?
If you’ve seen Wes Anderson’s new super-meta comedy The Grand Budapest Hotel, you know that, in typical Anderson style, it involves several layers...
Murderers, Kidnappers & Teachers: 10 Children’s Book Characters Who are Legit Insane
Remember how our parents used to tuck us in at night and send us off to dreamland with stories of a woman the size of a mastadon punishing kids by placing...