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Chaunton: "The Lizzie Bennet Diaries (LBD) is a modern retelling of Jane Austen’s classic novel Pride and Prejudice that has been unfolding across the internet over the last few months" ...
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How does the brain work? What explains love--and hate? Is free will an illusion?
If these sorts of questions interest you, HuffPost Science would like to introduce you to a a few folks--renowned experts in neuroscience whose tweets can help keep you abreast of the latest findings and continuing controversies in the realm of the brain and mind.
How should profanity in YA lit be considered? A critical review of one study that looks at how much profanity is used.
A breakdown of what, and who, appeared on YA covers in 2011.
When you “lose yourself” inside the world of a fictional character while reading a story, you may actually end up changing your own behavior and thoughts to match that of the character, a new study suggests.
Science fiction's job is to give us a map of where we're headed. From Jules Verne to William Gibson, sci-fi authors describe their visions of the future, and how people might live in it. We ask Intel's futurist for his list of favorite sci-fi books.
A travesty in education.
Bestselling novelist Jonathan Franzen came out heavily against ebooks, but, really, who cares?
Recommendations and information for anyone interested in reading Manga.
Best-selling Irish author Maeve Binchy, who sold more than 40 million books worldwide, dies after a short illness.
Flavorwire: Cultural news and critique from Flavorpill...
JK Rowling's newest book cover is released!
"Little, Brown and Company was founded in 1837 and for close to two centuries has published fiction and nonfiction by many of America's finest writers."
Patrick Ness's children's novel A Monster Calls wins both the prestigious Carnegie Medal and its sister prize for illustration for the first time in the awards' history.
Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya revitalizes Sophocles' Antigone with the story of a Pashtun woman who visits an American military base in Kandahar for permission to bury her brother.
(Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife) The best advice I've ever got about reading came from a secretive movie producer and talent manager who'd sold more than 100 million albums and done more than $1B in box office returns.
"Unglue.it, the crowdfunding platform designed to encourage authors and publishers to make their ebooks available under a Creative Commonslicense, was officially launched on May 17..."
Maurice Sendak, the US author of the best-selling children's book Where the Wild Things Are, dies aged 83.
A great way to contribute to libraries and classrooms in need!
Cloud storage is paving the way for books that are sold not by title, but by time.
A new way to find teen books.