Books

No Author Is Too Good for Her Amazon Critics
October 19, 2014

It's to come to terms with publishing in 2014. Everyone is a critic. Everyone’s got a soapbox. 

Marilynne Robinson Is Proof That Fiction Hasn't Lost Its Faith
October 19, 2014

Marilynne Robinson is one of the great religious novelists, not only of our age, but any age.

Can Science Fiction Writers Predict Technology’s Future?
October 17, 2014

Should science fiction writers be sending their first drafts to the patent office?

Oscar Wilde and Walt Whitman Once Spent an Afternoon Together. Here's What Happened.
October 17, 2014

“I come as a poet to call upon a poet,” Wilde said, when Whitman opened his door. 

Edgar Allan Poe Was a Vampire
That’s what you love about him: his creepiness, his otherness, his charismatic diabolism
October 16, 2014

Don't write him off because you think his poetry is silly.

Amazon's Elite Reviewing Club Sabotaged My Book
October 16, 2014

They get free books, and in return they...trash them?

Is Russell Brand a Modern Renaissance Man or a Charlatan?
October 15, 2014

He says he wants a revolution. He seems serious.

The Washington Post's Sexist Review of a Historian Missed the Point, But So Did Her Defenders
October 15, 2014

And the book's defenders don't seem any less perplexed.

How the Filthy Rich Live in Rising Asia
October 14, 2014

Meet the 1%, India-style.

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