Lists, Books

12 Unsettling Facts About 'The Metamorphosis'

Jeff Wells

"When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning..."

12 Things You Might Not Know About 'I, Claudius'

Mark Mancini

"I, Claudius" follows an emperor who played dumb to survive, and this historical fiction novel by Robert Graves became an immediate success.

15 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Count of Monte Cristo'

Michael Arbeiter

Most everyone knows the story of Edmond Dantès, the wrongfully-incarcerated hero of 'The Count of Monte Cristo.' But how familiar are you really with the classic?

9 Ways 'The Art of War' Conquered the World

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

Girl in Dior, The Crogan Adventures, and more.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

Every Wednesday, I write about the most interesting new comics hitting comic shops, bookstores, digital, Kickstarter and the web.

Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

Cartoonist Julia Wertz opens up about her struggles with alcoholism and depression. Plus, a new spin on secret identities and Bryan Lee O'Malley's first graphic novel is 10 years old.

12 Crafts Perfect for Librarians

Jill Harness

From coffee mugs to pasties (!), here are some of the coolest crafts we hope to see popping up soon in a library near us.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

This week's interesting comics: Bob Fingerman's Minimum Wage returns and Black Widow gets her own series.

10 Most Interesting Comics of 2013

Rich Barrett

Every week on Mental Floss, I highlight the most interesting new comic books, graphic novels, digital comics and webcomics.

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