43 of the Most Iconic Short Stories in the English Language
Last year, I put together this list of the most iconic poems in the English language; it's high time to do the same for short stories. But before we go any
6 Excellent Books Featuring Libraries or Librarians
What could be better than a book about a library, or featuring a librarian as its main character? Find a book for every library lover.
Riot Recommendation: 60 of Your Favorite Strange and Compelling Books!
We're leaning all the way into the weird of 2020 and making it a theme: here are 60 of the strangest, most compelling books you've ever read!
Here are the greatest novels ever written about every sport.
Why oh why aren't there more sports novels? Sure, baseball (which, if Americans didn't keep insisting was entertaining, would have vanished from the earth
The New Class: 15 Great Campus Novels Published in the Last 10 Years
As you may or may not have noticed, I love a good campus novel. This is the time of year—the tail end of summer, counting the days until the relief of
Each Episode of Lovecraft Country Now Comes With a Syllabus
Lovecraft Country has as lot of powerful, distinct intersections with Black history, looking at the Black experience in the United States during the time in which it’s set through the lens of horror. It sure would be nice if someone put together a list of resources and reading materials to help you, or, say, your students better understand that history.
7 Best-Selling 19th Century Female Novelists You've Never Heard Of
Few people today know the names Mrs. Henry Wood, Charlotte Riddell, or Maria Edgeworth—yet these women all wrote immensely popular, best-selling Victorian novels that allowed them to command top dollar.