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Books

Utopia Revisited (Or So What If Henry David Thoreau Ate Cookies?)

On the occasion of the author’s 200th birthday, we’re revisiting Henry David Thoreau and the unique utopian legacy he left us.

News

Margaret Atwood Addresses Cast Diversity in Hulu’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Margaret Atwood addresses the question of diversity in 'The Handmaid's Tale,' J. K. Rowling has an odd home for a manuscript, and more.

Interviews

Editors Kristen Case and Jeffrey Cramer Discuss Henry David Thoreau

Here's an interview with the editors of the Penguin Classics editions of Walden and The Portable Thoreau in honor of Thoreau’s 200th birthday this summer.

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Brevity Is the Soul: 13 Quotes Celebrating Authors Who Keep It Simple

In celebration of the month with the fewest letters, we're also celebrating brevity with these authors who knew how to keep things short and sweet.

Interviews

Michael Finkel on the Extraordinary Story of Chris Knight, the Last Hermit

We spoke with author Michael Finkel about the extraordinary story of Christopher Knight, who survived 27 years in the woods of Maine with no human contact.

News

Thoreau’s ‘Walden’ Makes For an Unlikely, Impressive Video Game

Walden makes its video game debut, the dawn of a new era in science fiction, and more. We've got a ton to talk about in our Daily Blunt.