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The 12 Best and Worst Leaders in Fiction

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 7, 2016
Thinking of turning over a new leaf, a better leaf this semester? Pondering a run for class president? Do you have the makings of a... More  →
The 12 Best and Worst Leaders in Fiction

Blogging Moby-Dick Part 3: The Part Where Things Actually Happen

By Elaine AtwellSeptember 27, 2016
Blughoy! (That's "ahoy" when filtered through a mouthful of salt water.) Welcome back to the third and final installment of Moby Richard, the... More  →
Blogging <i>Moby-Dick</i> Part 3: The Part Where Things Actually Happen

Blogging Moby Dick, Part 1: Or, Moby Richard

By Elaine AtwellAugust 23, 2016
Ahoy!   Let us be clear: unlike some of the books my illustrious colleagues have blogged you through, you will... More  →
Blogging <i>Moby Dick</i>, Part 1: Or, Moby Richard

Classic Lit: Mansplained!

By Jessie GaynorJune 8, 2016
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!

Everything Classic Lit Taught Me About #Adulting

By Maura Barry-GarlandJune 8, 2016
Adulting is the art of tackling your responsibilities head-on, like you are Hulk Hogan and your responsibilities are some other... More  →
Everything Classic Lit Taught Me About #Adulting

A Complete "Who Dies At the End" Guide for English Lit

By Nicole DiekerSeptember 14, 2015
SparkNotes was born out the fires of English-final panic-fury, but it has soared on the wings of real, true book love. Day... More  →
A Complete "Who Dies At the End" Guide for English Lit

You Will Not Be Able to Unsee These Am*zing Moving Book Covers

By SparkLifeSeptember 14, 2015
Anyone who has ever hidden a Stephen King novel face-down* in their undies drawer knows the power of a good book cover,... More  →
You Will Not Be Able to Unsee These Am*zing Moving Book Covers

Epic New Trailer For In The Heart Of The Sea Has Embedded Itself In The Heart OF OUR HEARTS

By Katherine MollyJanuary 7, 2015
Here is a 45% accurate quote from Moby Dick: "Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever it is a damp,... More  →
Epic New Trailer For <em>In The Heart Of The Sea</em> Has Embedded Itself In The Heart OF OUR HEARTS