By Signature 16 min read
Browse through the best books hitting shelves October 2017, from Turtles All the Way Down by John Green to We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
By Lisa Rosman 7 min read
The tremendous success of the book and Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” has shown us that there’s a hunger for literary explorations of suicide. Perhaps this is because the world grows more compl
By Tom Blunt 4 min read
National Siblings Day? Indeed. To honor those you didn't choose as family - but so often cherish nonetheless - here are some great writers on siblings.
By Ashley Morton 5 min read
Virginity has always played a significant role in storytelling: who’s lost it, who hasn’t, who wants to, who never will. Here are some of our favorite virgins from the cultural landscape.
By Tom Blunt 2 min read
Also in the world of lit and film today: John Cusack's shout-out to his 'In Your Eyes' beginnings, first drafts of Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian, and wringing memories out of Hollywood veterans.
The Marriage Plot Heads for the Big Screen: What's Behind Hollywood's 19th Century Novel Infatuation?
By Christine Spines 3 min read
Hollywood seems to be getting serious in its on-again, off-again romance with the nineteenth-century novel.