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Culture

When Trees Fight Back: 9 Sentient Trees from Fiction

‘A Monster Calls’ got us thinking about an oddly familiar trope: When trees take on a life of their own and start influencing plotlines.

Books

Best Books of January 2017: Barack Obama to Trayvon Martin

The best books of January 2017 both look back at the old and ahead to the new: covering Obama's legacy, what we've learned from Trayvon Martin, and more.

Writing

Beware the Ides of March: 16 Dire Literary Warnings

In honor of the Ides of March, we're taking a walk through some of the best literary warnings of all time.

Interviews

The Odd and Expert Mind of D&D Creator Gary Gygax

We spoke with Gary Gygax biographer Michael Witwer about Empire of Imagination, his experiences with Dungeons and Dragons, and much more.

News

The Fellowship: Tolkien, Lewis, and the Tough Love of Literary Pals

In the late 1920s, JRR Tolkien, CS Lewis, and other literary friends met regularly, and created some of the world's greatest literature side by side.

Culture

There and Back: Ranking 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit'

Now that ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ trilogies are wrapped up, how does each measure up? Read on.