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Shantih: An Alternate View Of Veteran’s Day Through Literature

The most important date this past week was 11 November, known in different parts of the world as Armistice Day, ...

On Finding a New Definition of “Classic” Literature

It’s that time of year…the time when I look over what I’ve read, and realize just how many books I ...

The “Gifts” of Re-Reading: Notes from the Margins of Myself

A question in a summer of re-reading: How do you literally handle what you once loved and what you might ...

Reading The Books I Was Supposed To Read in College

It makes no sense to me now how a dedicated reader goes to college to study literature and does not ...

A Literary Tour Of Oxford, Mississippi

I have been an on again/off again resident of Oxford, Mississippi for 12 years, and the number of visitors I ...

100 Must-Read Works of Southern Literature

A Riot reader from the Midwest was so intrigued by my love letter to Flannery O’Connor, she tweeted me and asked ...

5 Books with Awful Original Titles

The great Sol Stein has this to say about titles in his excellent Stein on Writing: Venture into any bookstore ...

Wallpapering with Faulkner

This is a guest post by Emily Gatlin. Emily lives right down the street from Elvis’s birthplace and spent four years ...

Quiz: Faulkner or Morrison?

  ____________________________ William Faulkner is widely recognized as one of Morrison’s most important literary influences, both thematically and stylistically. But ...