literature
Books
Here’s How Many Books You Can Expect to Read Before You Die
This table might inspire you to cut down your reading list.... READ ON
Music
Beat Writer's Block With Lin-Manuel Miranda's New Spotify Playlist
It's called "Write Your Way Out,” and features a variety of literary-themed tunes.... READ ON
Books
A New Museum Honoring Anne of Green Gables Author Is in the Works
A fan group plans to convert author L.M. Montgomery's home in Norval, Ontario into a literary landmark.... READ ON
Books
Dallas Bookstore Gets People to Read Literature by Turning It Into Clickbait 
Their one weird trick for getting people interested in books may surprise you.... READ ON
Books
The Unpublished Manuscripts of 7 Famous Authors
Whether they were stolen, destroyed, or locked in a time capsule, you won’t see these books on the shelves.... READ ON
Books
See Young Jack Kerouac's Reading List
The list, scribbled in a notebook in 1940, offers a rare glimpse at the works that would shape him.... READ ON
TV
20 Fastidious Facts About BBC’s Pride and Prejudice
1. The BBC wasn’t buying Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy.... READ ON
Books
High School Teacher's Theory Frames 'The Wizard of Oz' as a Political Parable
Was the classic fairytale meant to be a metaphor for the Gilded Age?... READ ON
Video Games
You Can Now Experience Walden as a Video Game
Channel Henry David Thoreau without isolating yourself in the woods.... READ ON
History
The Incredible Adventures of Gabriel García Márquez
Books
The Stories Behind 10 Dr. Seuss Books
A little background on some of Theodor Seuss Geisel's greatest hits.... READ ON
Books
15 Things You Might Not Know About Of Mice and Men
TV
The Surprising Literary Origins of Wile E. Coyote
Mark Twain provided the perfect character description.... READ ON
Books
A Clockwork Orange Author Anthony Burgess's Favorite Dystopias
As described in his 1984 book 'Ninety-Nine Novels: The Best in English Since 1939.'... READ ON
Books
5 Forgotten Fairy Tales From the Brothers Grimm
Here are some of the more bizarre Grimm tales that didn’t quite merit the Disney treatment.... READ ON
Books
Lost Walt Whitman Novel Offers an Early Glimpse Into Leaves of Grass
The 165-year-old novel is "like seeing the workshop of a great writer,” according to one scholar. “We’re discovering the process of Whitman’s own discovery.”... READ ON

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