Hillary Kelly
Digital Media Editor

The Original Manuscripts of Two of the World's Most Famous Poems
July 25, 2014 10:58 AM

A fascinating little note may change what you thought you knew about Coleridge. 

The Article That Told the World About the Holocaust
Varian Fry's landmark report, "The Massacre of the Jews"
July 22, 2014

Varian Fry's landmark report, "The Massacre of the Jews."

Virginia Woolf's Belated Obituary for Jane Austen
What would Austen have written about if she'd lived a longer life?
July 18, 2014

What would Austen have written about if she'd lived a longer life?

63 Years Ago, We Knew That 'The Catcher in the Rye' Was Insufferable and Overrated
July 16, 2014

You called it, too. Salinger's novel isn't as great as people claim.

Edith Wharton's Steamy, Sexy, Hot-Weather Novella
This novel was the '50 Shades of Gray' of 1916.
July 14, 2014

This novel was the '50 Shades of Gray' of 1916.

The Most Moving, Enlightening Novels About World War I
July 01, 2014

In honor of its 100th anniversary, a list of the most evocative and profound literature about the Great War.

The Stickers Any Loyal Murakami Reader Will Really Want
June 20, 2014

Every time he mentions a weird ear fetish, slap a sticker on your novel.

This Is What Dickensian London Really Looked Like
Images of the squalor and sadness of Victorian life
June 09, 2014

Images of the squalor and sadness of Victorian life.

In Praise of Reading Whatever the Hell You Want
Don't let Slate make you feel ashamed for reading books that you love
June 05, 2014

Don't let anyone make you feel ashamed for reading books that you love

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