John Green once wrote: “The town was paper, but the memories were not.” We aren’t usually in the market of arguing with literary hero Green, but this time, he’s wrong.
Today is a day when millions of people put flowers and food before images of their dead in an organized effort to love and honor those that were here before them. In a similar spirit, I give you literary flowers—snippets and quotes— to stir our living spirits and turn our inner eyes towards our memories.
The loss of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is without a doubt one of the lower lows of this uncommonly uphill year, and so it may come as a comfort to many that the allegedly notorious RBG—a national pillar of empowerment, equity, and social justice—is not quite done speaking.
Disney's model, dancer and character actor for Snow White, Marge Champion, has died at the age of 101. We're taking a moment to remember her talents and say "thank you" once more for the years of dedication to the craft and character of Disney's first princess.
In honor of The Return of the King, the climactic end of the revered classic and one of the most iconic trilogies of all time, we’re celebrating this literary milestone with a comprehensive list of little known facts on the novel, the king in question, and Tolkien’s writing and publishing process.