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Our 25 Favorite Opening Lines in Literature

There's something to be said for a fantastic opening line. In our opinion, these are twenty-five of the very best first lines in literature.


The Best Books of October 2017: From Ta-Nehisi Coates to John Green

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.


Empathy Reading: 9 of the Best Novels About Suicide

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


‘It’s Complicated’: 9 Quotes Honoring Dear and Difficult Siblings

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.


Bye-bye Innocence: 17 Virgins from Film, Lit, and Life

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.


The Best Marriage Plot Ever Written? Jeffrey Eugenides Makes a Case for 'The Portrait of a Lady'

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.