Why Has Literature Ignored Soccer?
June 12, 2014
Baseball has inspired great literature in part because it's seen as a kaleidoscope of the American Dream; soccer, not so much.
The change isn’t necessarily an evil to be decried.
An amazing little video in which Doyle mocks his own creation.
The 2014 Summer Reading Guide
May 21, 2014
Pack at least one of these before you head out on vacation.
We'd love to see what Colson Whitehead could do with a subway wall, or what Joshua Ferriss could tag on corprate elevators.
Emily Dickinson's poetry, more beautiful than you've ever seen it.
The Most Bizarrely Sexual 'Lolita' Book Covers
April 22, 2014
The oversexed, hyper-titillating cover art that's slapped on Lolita is incredibly bizarre—and discomfiting.
The Real Reason Writers Love the Amtrak Residency
February 26, 2014
It's not just the free train ticket.
Death to Cupid
February 13, 2014
Boycott Valentine's Day and end our nation's obsession with romantic love.
You Probably Haven't Read Robert Frost's Best Poems
January 29, 2014
There's way more to Frost than "The Road Not Taken."