Audio storytelling has made a comeback with podcasts that recreate the Golden Age of Radio. Here is the history and future of the format.
Ever look at the tome on a coffee table and wonder why coffee table books are a thing? Consider this brief history of coffee table books.
Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton have become cultural jokes for teen girl angst. How can we reclaim their complicated literary legacies?
The outcry against Lil Nas X's unapologetic queerness prompts a queer reader to write to her teen self about the books that might've helped.
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!
A short history of the ampersand: where it started, what it means, that time it was part of the English alphabet, & more!
Recent devastating funding cuts to accessible books for Canadians with print disabilities will have dire consequences.
Everyone has advice for getting through this challenging time. Let's hear from those who lived through pandemics past in fact and fiction.
What makes a good sex scene? Readers, writers, and editors weigh in on the complex art of a well-executed steamy scene.
If you've read some classics, you've probably run across names and places replaced by a dash. But what is the Dostoevsky dash?