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Couples break up, "YOLO" goes out of style, but the literature you love is forever.
I recently took a trip to beautiful city of literature Dublin, and I bought a lot of books. This happens. Later, I got to wondering why I had picked tho
J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit has inspired generations of fantasy creators. But it's also been an inspiration to tons of architects and designers. Here are all the most breathtaking Hobbit-influenced houses from around the world.
Why I stand by the Humanities. “What are you concentrating in?” “Literature, so I’ll be taking mostly English and Russian courses.” “Oh…then…what do you want to do?
From tiny writing desks to giant painting studios, the only thing all of these creative studios have in common is that they inspired their successful inhabitants to create greatness.
This week, we read a great interview with Meg Wolitzer (whose just-released novel The Interestings is currently being enjoyed by more than one member of this office). "Men," she says, "with very fe...
This week, we spotted a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad book cover for Stephen King's The Shining over at the Guardian. It seems especially unfair for such a modern classic to be saddled with...
March is finally here, which means the Season 3 premiere of Game of Thrones is right around the corner -- relatively, at least. Though HBO has been ratcheting up our excitement with new trailer aft...
Ten modern takes on your favorite classic fairy tales and legends.
What’s Reading For? by Jo Walton
If there's an insult the internet loves most, it's "elitist." (Well, right after "bully.") The word has lost some of its meaning due to overuse, now that i
As Dan Brown releases his own Inferno next week, Nicholas Lezard presents 10 things you need to know about Dante
The Atlantic Doodles by Lewis Carroll: Handwritten Manuscript Pages From Classic Books The Atlantic Doodles by Lewis Carroll: Handwritten Manuscript Pages From Classic Books.
The indexed Web contains an incredible 14 billion pages. But only a tiny fraction help you improve your brain power. Here's 40 of the best.
Kirkus Reviews Blog: Science Fiction and Fantasy: Top 10 Fantasy Novels by Female Authors (list inspired by 'The Killing Moon')
We love book covers here at Flavorwire, and we especially love redesigns, not to mention pulp fiction, so we immediately fell in love with these awesome vintage-style redesigns of classic novels. W...
Historical fantasy author Juliet Marillier discusses the qualities that make a good heroine for Women in SF&F Month.
Maybe you know how it is: for a school class of some level, you've been assigned a book to read and then report on in some form. It's for a grade, and wh
It's Game of Thrones week here at Flavorwire, and while much of our excitement is based upon the return of the TV series, we're not forgetting George R. R. Martin's books, either. The A Song of Ice...
Depois que os blogs literários explodiram em 2010, ficou comum que editoras fizessem parcerias com os blogs a fim de divulgação. A ideia é de benfeitoria mútua: o blogueiro aficionado por livros ga...
Mary Shelley was only 21 years old when she published her first (and greatest) novel, Frankenstein. A small London publishing house quietly issued 500 copies in 1818 of the gothic novel about a sci...
When I was about 9 or 10, I had the following conversation with my cousin: Him: What do you want for Christmas? Me: The Babysitter’s Club Super Special
Today would have been the 110th birthday of one of history's sexiest women, Anaïs Nin. To honor her confessional and often erotic literary legacy, we suggest you spend the day reading something una...