The German Nobel laureate rose to prominence with the 1959 book the The Tin Drum.
A once-in-a-lifetime chance to talk with the writer you most admire.
“What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable?” Like this quiz.
“My job: to terrify kids.”
An honest mistake of misattribution, made right by the author.
The sun’s not the only thing that rises, if you know what I mean.
Murakami is here for you.
There are currently no leads into the disappearance of Mark Twain’s plaque from Woodlawn Cemetery.
Exploring subjects from skateboarding to Sylvia Plath, and attempting to write your first novel to jumping into the sea, these are some of our favorite essays we published this year. *Ranked in no particular order*
The British author died today aged 94. Here are some words to remember her by.
A synopsis? You want me to summarize my entire novel IN ONE PAGE???
The author said he had a good friend who was imprisoned for downloading child porn.
In her new book, Not That Kind of Girl, Dunham writes about love, sex, body image, friendship, work, and the big picture. Along the way, she drops some seriously amazing advice.
Can you get an “A” in Book Nerdery? ::: lowers glasses :::
Is your life all books, all the time? Then our newsletter might be for you.
Mischief Managed. (Beware of spoilers!)
Before you read ‘em all, start with these.
Hayley Campbell’s The Art of Neil Gaiman offers exclusive glimpses into the author’s artistic roots and romantic education.
John Green, Ansel Elgort, and Shailene Woodley show us what love looks like.
The author of The Noble Hustle discusses writing his first memoir, playing in the 2011 World Series of Poker, and his religious love of beef jerky.
She’s played the sidekick to some of the biggest actresses for nearly two decades. Now, she’s finally taking the spotlight.
Why didn’t anyone ever think of a Paul Rudd emoji?
Eight erotic fiction sites, or “slash fiction sites,” have been shut down and their staff arrested in China’s newest anti-porn sweeps. Netizens remember a 2012 sweep when dozens of women slash romance writers were arrested.
The author died in her home in Leicester.
For starters, you’re probably ambivalent about “listicles.”
Everything I know about this guy came from pop culture osmosis.
“Perfectionism is very dangerous, because of course if your fidelity to perfectionism is too high, you never do anything.”