A fixture of the literary world since 1950, the National Book award honors the strongest writing in America. Qualifications necessary to win the award are simple: the book has to have been published no earlier than December 1st of the previous year, and the author must be a U.S.
Everyone wants to see their name in lights... but what about in the pages of an international bestseller?
October is LGBTQIA+ History Month, which means it's time to celebrate the stories so many writers and individuals have been (and sometimes still are) unable to tell. These five novels have persisted through ruthless bans and censorship efforts to fill our hearts and our bookcases.
Can a short story really be scary enough to inspire two hours of terror? The answer is a resounding YES. These short stories might be small in size, but they've made it to the big screen.
The copyright claim against author Emma Cline filed by her ex-boyfriend that we previously reported on has been dropped, according to a Guardian
Author Lemony Snicket is widely known for his iconic series A Series of Unfortunate Events, a series which has taught readers perseverance, the incredible bonds between siblings, and to keep an eye out for devious caretakers who may or may not adorn different disguises to trick