#Classics

The N-Word: Confronting Racial Slurs In Literature

Just because it's in the book doesn't mean we should feel free to say it. A reader on how to approach the N-word and racial slurs in literature.

25 1984 Quotes That Are Way Too Real

25 quotes from George Orwell's 1984 that hit a little too close to home.

16 Insightful Quotes from A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN

16 inspiring and insightful quotes from A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN.

20 Of The Best Short Classic Books

These short classic books are perfect for anyone who's been wanting to increase their classics intake but just hasn't found the time!

Our “Controversial” LITTLE WOMEN Opinions

With the new adaptation coming soon to a theater near you, Rioters got to thinking, and talking about, their controversial LITTLE WOMEN opinions.

QUIZ: Can You Match the Title to the Puffin Classics Deluxe Edition Cover?

Can you match the title to the Penguin classics deluxe edition?

Jane Austen Heroines Ranked by Badassery

In a course on Austen’s work in college I ranked the Jane Austen heroines by how badass they are. Here are the definitive results.

The Best Jane Austen Sentences

In honor of the author's birthday, one reader rounds up the best Jane Austen sentences from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, PERSUASION, EMMA, and more.

From ANNE WITH AN E to ANNE OF AVONLEA

Fans of ANNE WITH AN E know that the show isn't canon, but will its final season return to the books with ANNE OF AVONLEA?

Inequality and Want: Scenes From A CHRISTMAS CAROL

A roundup of quotes from A CHRISTMAS CAROL on the themes of inequality and want.

The History Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

A brief history of the story behind Charles Dickens's A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

Call Me Enamored: Why I Love the First Line of Moby Dick

Why “Call me Ishmael,” the first line of Moby Dick, is among the most instantly recognizable and important first lines in all of classic Western literature.

The First Line of THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE and the Last Line: A Close Read

"Hill House, not sane, stood by itself..." We're taking a close look at the first line of THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE, as well as the last.

10 CIRCE Book Club Questions: A Reading Guide for Madeline Miller’s Novel

Circe by Madeline Miller is really. freaking. good. In this reading guide, you'll find 10 Circe book club questions covering all the most important topics. 

Revisiting ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

A reader on revisiting ANNE OF GREEN GABLES through the Netflix series ANNE WITH AN E.