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What to Do If You Left Your Summer Reading to the Last Minute

By ElodieAugust 15, 2017
There is nothing worse than waking up and realizing it’s August and you didn’t do a lick of summer reading. The Great... More  →
What to Do If You Left Your Summer Reading to the Last Minute

What Your Least Favorite Required Reading Says About You

By ElodieJune 22, 2017
None of us will escape the education system without being forced to read a book that we really, truly do not care... More  →
What Your Least Favorite Required Reading Says About You

9 Fail-Proof Ways to Enhance Your Reading of Classic Literature

By Cassidy GrahamJune 8, 2017
Let's be honest: classic literature can be boring AF. If you're struggling to get into a novel, we can help: below are 9 tried*... More  →
9 Fail-Proof Ways to Enhance Your Reading of Classic Literature

Classic Lit: Mansplained!

By Jessie GaynorJune 8, 2017
Actually, intros are the lowest form of art. Stendhal said that. Are you familiar with Stendhal?   Moby Dick Have you heard of Infinite Jest? It's... More  →
Classic Lit: Mansplained!

5 Literary Antagonists Who Were Technically the Good Guys, If You Think About It

By ElodieMay 11, 2017
All fictional characters exist on a sliding scale of hero and villain, except for Umbridge, who’s just pure dagnasty evil and the... More  →
5 Literary Antagonists Who Were Technically the Good Guys, If You Think About It

Great American Novels, Ranked from "Pretty Great, Actually" to "Meh"

By ElodieMay 9, 2017
In the 20th century, everybody and his grandmother was writing the Great American Novel, and the tradition continues still today. Some of... More  →
Great American Novels, Ranked from "Pretty Great, Actually" to "Meh"

Great American Novels as Told by John Mayer

By Janet ManleyApril 14, 2017
If I had to sum up the American literature tradition, I would probably do so as follows: A man stands against an outsized... More  →
Great American Novels as Told by John Mayer

The 12 Best and Worst Leaders in Fiction

By kat_rosenfieldApril 7, 2017
This post was originally published in November 2016   Our favorite works of fiction have no shortage of examples on both sides of the... More  →
The 12 Best and Worst Leaders in Fiction