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Books

10 Famous Authors With Second Novels That Are As Good As Their First

While great debuts tend to get the attention, second novels truly define a talented author’s style. Here are a few of our favorites.

News

Comedy Prize for Fiction Withheld: Entries Not Funny

Also in the news: Elisabeth Moss steps into a new literary role, and Alanis gets the last laugh about "Ironic." It's your Daily Blunt!

Books

Why We Talk to the Dead: Ghosts in History, Culture, and Literature

Lorraine Berry explores humanity's fascination with ghosts and spirits, and recommends Ben Dolnick's The Ghost Notebooks to ghost story fans.

Quotes

10 Wise Quotes from Authors With December Birthdays

So many of our favorite writers were December babies. Here are some of their most quotable contributions to the subjects of life, love, and literature.

Books

10 Lesser-Known Works by Famous Authors to Read Right Now

There are a large number of overlooked novels and series from well-known authors just waiting to shine in the spotlight. Here are a few of our favorites.

Illustrations

A Scene from Shirley Jackson’s ‘A Visit,’ Adapted and Illustrated

We took an illustrated look at Shirley Jackson's scary short story "A Visit," found in her collection Dark Tales.