Classic literature is great, but even I, an avid reader and stereotypical English major, sometimes wish these stories were a bit more contemporary. Fortunately, many modern authors have created their own stories that adapt the plots, characters, and/or spirit of the originals for a new century.
Father's Day is this Sunday, so what better way to show the bookish fathers in your life some love than by giving them one of these great literary-themed gifts? Read on for some gifts that every book-loving dad will enjoy.
Father's Day is approaching fast! It's a time to celebrate the dads in your life along with all of the advice, mentoring, tough yet unconditional love, and horribly cheesy jokes they bring to the table.
Historians and book-lovers alike lament the loss of countless precious books, plays, and poems throughout the course of history. They are lost to war, to fire, to accidents, to sheer coincidence. Here are a few lost works that many a scholar would kill to get their hands on.
When Universal Studios decided to bring the world of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series to life, they scoured the books for foods with which to populate their new Wizarding World.
Many celebrated authors throughout history have admitted to turning people from their own lives into some of their most iconic characters. Some of these characters are well-known to have real-life counterparts, while others are more surprising. Here are a few of each.
Mental health, along with the illnesses that can plague us, make up some of the most taboo, stigmatized topics of discussion within our society today. Historically speaking, society has always had a difficult time equating mental illnesses with the same sincerity physical illnesses foster.
Happy Friday, party people! The work day is nearing it's end; it's almost time for you to unzip your pantsuit, pour yourself a glass of something strong, and get ready to live out all of your wild, wicked weekend dreams!
Pride month is here! Celebrate by checking out some graphic novels and comics featuring LGBT themes and main characters that are part of the LGBT community. Since June is the sixth month of the year and also Pride month here are six of the best LGBT graphic novels and comics.
If you are looking for some summer reading, why not try some stories that take place over a single summer? These books can help you get through the irritating summer heat and can make your day whether it's spent reading by a wide and quiet beach or an overcrowded and sweaty subway train.