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May 1, 2017

May Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month) 1

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April 28, 2017

Brontë Essentials: Six Modern Books Inspired by ‘Jane Eyre’ 3

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Evidence of Charlotte Brontë’s enduring popularity is everywhere, not least in the large number of adaptations and re-tellings her books have inspired. Check out these six books — wildly different in tone and style — that all share the same inspiration.

April 3, 2017

April Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month) 4

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March 21, 2017

A Brief Review of Walls in Literature 0

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In Kafka’s “The Great Wall of China,” the building of the wall illustrates the power and wisdom of the Emperor, for such a huge undertaking cannot be anything but impressive.

March 2, 2017

The Case for Genre Fiction: A Guide to Literary Science Fiction and Fantasy 16

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It isn’t all about hobbits and lions and wizards. There’s much more to explore.

March 1, 2017

March Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month) 0

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February 24, 2017

Nine Modern Literary Letter Collections for the Curious Reader 3

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Reading someone’s letters give us a glimpse into their private life — that’s why we love them. If you ever wondered what some of your favorite modern writers were composing when they weren’t polishing drafts of books that would go on to change the world, check out this list.

February 20, 2017

Five Ways ‘Homo Deus’ by Yuval Noah Harari Changed My Life 2

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I am an avalanche of electric signals fired by billions of neurons that stimulate glands to secrete hormones and make my muscles contract in such a way that chocolate finds its way to my mouth.

February 1, 2017

February Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month) 4

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January 9, 2017

Better Late Than Never: On Blooming as a Reader 4

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We did not have many books in the house, and I was not read to as a child.