#Essays

Turn to Page…: A History of Choose Your Own Adventure Books

A Reckoning With My Yoga Books

What do you turn to when the foundations of a practice you teach is riddled with resources by known abusers?

A History of POOR RICHARD’S ALMANAC

We can credit Benjamin Franklin for the Poor Richard's Almanac. Here's a history of the book and why it rose in popularity.

On Tearjerkers and Tragedies: The Importance of a Good Story

Is there a point when a character's pain is too much for a reader?

What’s the Big Deal With NFTs?

If you need a breakdown on NFTs, or curious over what the most recent kerfuffle over them has been about, this is the piece for you.

Why We Used To Tell Ghost Stories On Christmas Eve (And Why We Should Restart The Tradition)

The tradition of telling ghost stories on Christmas Eve gave us A CHRISTMAS CAROL. So where did we lose those stories along the way?

A Voice of a Generation: The Millennial Writer and Slacker Fiction

Is there such a thing as a "millennial writer?" And why is everyone so convinced that it must be Sally Rooney?

How Does Asian Historical Fiction Depict the Pain of Women?

How Asian fiction has helped women reclaim historical narratives, putting women's pain into perspective and giving a voice to the silenced.

What is a(n) Herbarium?

Explore the background and reasons for creating a herbarium, including what they are and why they're deeply important to natural history.

Feast Your Eyes: Genres to Read to Expand Your Culinary Horizons

It's not just cookbooks that can lead you to new foods. Here are four more genres that can help you develop your palate.