Radclyffe Hall was a lesbian writer in the late 1800s and early turn of the century, a seemingly unlucky combination of two not equally impo
All audiobooks feel long when you're unable to concentrate on them—so imagine how much trouble you'd have with these behemoths. To understand just how long a really long audiobook actually is, let's compare that length to some more familiar reads.
When some people don't like a book, they complain to their friends. When others don't like a book, they actively set it on fire. Mostly what they do, however, is type out poorly-worded complaints about what they claim is a badly written excuse for a book.
Needless to say, Homer's Odyssey is considered the oldest work in the Western history of literature and become the must-read classic in schools worldwide.
French poet and novelist Victor Hugo, author of Les Misérables, is known for his delicate language which leaves readers experiencing a myriad of feels.
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.
Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace is one of the most beloved works of literature and largely considered the author's best work, closely followed by Anna Karenina.
As a former English major, I've had the
misfortune pleasure of coming across some of the most intellectually challenging literary works. Believe me, I love to read and I enjoy challenging myself but when it's Friday night a week from finals and you're assigned to read <
You may know Herman Melville from a little book called Moby-Dick, one of the most famous classics that nobody has read. A couple of months ago I decided to take on the beast himself and was surprised by the homosexual undertones of the story. They’re pretty out there.
Excuse me... What? Yup, you read that right. Idris Elba will star in, direct, produce, and provide original music for the Netflix exclusive film. Wow, that is a lot. This is not his first rodeo behind the camera.