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Top Five Things You Didn’t Know About Meister Eckhart

Eckhart von Hochheim, known as Meister Eckhart, was one of the most important religious thinkers of all time, yet very few people know much about him.


The Top 5 Greatest Author Feuds of All Time

Sometimes the pen truly is mightier than the sword. Here are the top five author feuds of all time, spanning Faulkner, Hemingway, Mailer, Vidal, and more.


Tapping Into History to Write Historical Fiction

Jennifer Ashley, author of Death Below Stairs, shares tips on how to use history as a tool to write a well-researched novel.


The Influence of Don Quixote and Harry Potter on Literature

Excerpted from Martin Puchner's book, The Written World, these two passages examine the impact of Don Quixote and Harry Potter on the literary world.


The Sensational Allure of Lost Books in Fiction and Nonfiction

It's a tragedy when a book is destroyed or lost - we can't help but wonder what we missed out on. Perhaps this is why we're drawn to stories about them.


An Interview with Biographer Kenneth Whyte, Author of Hoover

We got the chance to speak with Kenneth Whyte, author of Hoover - a remarkable biography that details Herbert Hoover's extraordinary life.