An excellent twist can make a book...but what makes a twist excellent?
Extremely bad wigs from famous literary adaptations. Extremely bad. They are not good.
A look at how Tana French subverts sexist tropes about women in THE TRESPASSER.
This year, pick up more big books and don't worry about how many you read in a year.
On the problem at the center of every good Christmas story.
On the depiction of sexual assault in Anne Brontë's The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, and its relevance to today's political news.
The Brontes are definitely for fall. Stephen King is for summer.
One reader's notes on a her first year of listening to audiobooks.
Why each new book in a series should have a "previously" section.
On the parallels between The Eagles' "Hotel California" and Daphne Du Maurier’s Rebecca.
A Harry Potter fan gets her first taste of a midnight release party with The Cursed Child
A beloved novelist and a brilliant actress emailed. We have questions.
A look at how three adaptations of Stephen King's CARRIE handle the ending, and why it matters.
A look at how three adaptations of Pride and Prejudice handle the first proposal scene.
A breakdown of common myths about spoilers.