#Classics

20 Public Domain Children’s Books

Start reading with 20 public domain children's books from classics to fairy tales to 2021 public domain books that just became available.

10 Facts About Madame d’Aulnoy Who Coined The Word Fairytale

Madame d'Aulnoy coined the term fairy tale. She also tried twice to kill someone and was way more popular than Perrault. Find out more!

12 Pride & Prejudice Book Club Questions

We've compiled a summary, some tips on how to start reading, and Pride & Prejudice book club questions to help you discuss the book!

Empathy and Redemption for Miss Havisham: A Character Analysis

A Miss Havisham character analysis that explores the character's ambiguous age, past trauma, and various reinterpreations.

Ernest Frankenstein: In Search of a Missing Character

What happened to Ernest Frankenstein? He ultimately slips away from Shelley's narrative. Here are some books that explore his unknown fate.

16 Recent Books Reddit Thinks Will Be Classics

Redditors had some Thoughts on which books of the last twenty years will be considered classics to future generations.

Who Was Mary Shelley? An Exploration of Her Life

Mary Shelley was an extraordinary woman who changed literary history, and her biography is as astonishing and original as her novels.

200 Years of African American Writing: A History of Antiracist Literature

Look back at two decades of antiracist literature, including poetry, nonfiction, and fiction works by Black authors speaking truth to power.

Does It Matter That Roald Dahl’s Family is “Sorry”?

Does it mean anything to apologize for virulent bigotry on someone else's behalf?

The Life and Wild Times of O. Henry

A look at the life and times of "The Gift of the Magi" author O. Henry. Buckle up, it’s going to be a bumpy post!