The literary songs of Regina Spektor.
How N.K. Jemisin's BROKEN EARTH trilogy parallels real-world colonialism and racism and produces complex relationships with huge power imbalances.
The disabled community is so diverse that it’s especially important to publish and read #OwnVoices books by disabled authors with various disabilities.
Get a closer look at the origins of SWEENEY TODD, including its history and rumors surrounding the tale of the demon barber of Fleet Street.
Taking a look at Kazuo Ishiguro's NEVER LET ME GO, and how the dystopian theme of proving one's humanity intersects with our reality.
A reader on discovering the American Girls series based on the dolls, and what those books taught her about history, imagination, and more.
Some of these books with Jesus as a character emphasize Christ’s divinity while others focus more on his humanity. Give them a look.
One reader on how Freud's explanation of "The Uncanny" helped her understand her own fears.
On how Briony Tallis, the egocentric protagonist of Ian McEwan’s ATONEMENT, offered insight on all the wrong ways to tell a story.