#Educational

How Jane Austen Raised Seven Gothic Novels From the Dead

The "horrid novels" were especially fortunate to have Jane Austen cast a spotlight upon them. So what are they? And why these titles?

What Witches Actually Do During the Autumn Equinox: A Bookish Guide to Mabon

Welome to autumn, readers! Settle in with this bookish guide to harvest festivals, the fall equinox, and the witch celebration of Mabon.

A Guide To Finding The Best Free Online English Literature Courses

A guide that can serve as a starting point to help you find interesting, relevant and fascinating free online english literature courses.

An Introduction to the Book-Length Essay

An introduction to the book-length essay, how it differs from other nonfiction, and some excellent examples to get you started, like In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri, translated by Ann Goldstein.

The Top Amazon Books Across Time

Amazon has been keeping data on books for 26 years, so what makes the list of the top Amazon books across the decades?

5 Little Known Goodreads Features That Rate 5 Stars

Upgrade your Goodreads experience with these 5-star, little-known Goodreads features.

Amazon Original Stories: What They Are and Why You Should Read Them

Ready for a new read? Try Amazon Original Stories! Learn what they are, why you should read them, and how they benefit writers and readers.

What Is Dark Academia And Why Is It So Popular

Old institutions, students decked in tweed, themes of death and morbidity: a look at dark academia and its growing popularity.

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Alexandre Dumas

There were HOW many men named Alexandre Dumas? He smoked hash with WHO? Learn these and more things you didn't know about Alexandre Dumas.

Hindu Epics: Are They Myths?

Is it okay to refer to sacred Hindu stories as myths? An examination of the labeling of Hindu epics and why these distinctions are important.