You don’t have to be tall to tell a gigantic tale.
“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” ―Nora Ephron
Are you Katniss and Peeta or Daenerys and Khal Drogo?
Because all the best ladies are well-read.
Are you a talking cat, a disappearing tomboy, or an erotically compelling ear?
Plus how you do things differently than Beyoncé, an amazing Instagram account from Australia, and “Sesame Street Fighter.”
Unputdownable books that speak to Chicano politics, identity, and culture.
Terry Border uses wire to bring these classic paperback novels to life to reenact, with a literal take, their own plots.
“Was it worth avoiding my friends to revise my novel for the 400th time?”
All it takes is everyone’s Twitter profile and a hell of a lot of glue.
The author talks about growing up in Russia and New York city, nicknames, and his new memoir, Little Failure.
It’s like a .gif, but it was made a couple centuries ago.
Artist Lily Cuyler drew some of the greatest poets with the places where they once dwelled.
Age ain’t nothin’ but a page number.
A celebration of all the ways Ms. Didion helps us make sense of it all.
The original Masters of Sex were the Victorians, so here’s a list of sex guides and manuals from the 19thC. Texts linked whenever possible.
QUIZ: which of these books is considered more “complex” according to Lexile guidelines?
Literary Review have announced the shortlist for the annual Bad Sex Awards. Here are some of the, er, finest examples. Follow @Lit_Review for more. NSFW language.
Plus the most epic mustaches ever, a tribute to Edna Krabappel, and 50 of the most challenging novels ever.
Plus 13 of the best literary quotes about beer, the weirdest ways World Series games have ended, and cute animals who are actually huge jerks.
Describing this as “minimalist” would be a bit of an overstatement.
Photographer Dinah Fried uses delicious descriptions of food from popular literature to create scenes for her Fictitious Dishes collection. Can you guess which books inspired these photographs?
He won’t teach Chinese authors either, apparently.
“We met at AWP. Can I email you my short stories?”
Pulp! The Classics redesigns the covers of classic novels, in pulp fiction style. The results are deeply pleasing.