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Queer Eye for the Classics Guy: Romantic Hero Edition

The Fab Five take on Edward, Fitzwilliam, and Heathcliff.

Book Fetish: Volume 284 — Bookish Gifts for Feminists

Bookish goodies for your literary life--the feminist edition!

I Have Only Read My Favorite Book Twice

A reader talks about revisiting her favorite book, JANE EYRE, and considers whether she should read it a third time. Would you?

Book Fetish: Volume 246

Who can resist great book fetish?

Evil Off The Page: A Reader’s Experience In Prison

A reader goes to prison and contemplates the nature of evil on and off the page.

A Light in the Darkness: JANE, THE FOX & ME

Jane, the Fox, & Me by Emily Arsenault and Fanny Britt is a thoughtful and nuanced look at childhood bullying.

The 35 Best Lines from Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre is my favorite classic novel of all time. It’s hauntingly beautiful, eloquently written, daringly progressive, and a terrific ...

Romantic Heroes I Wouldn’t Date

For various reasons, I am only just now reading Wuthering Heights for the first time. (Actually, there’s only one reason: ...

How to Throw Jane Eyre a Birthday Party

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

Anatomy of a Scene: Jane Eyre’s Red Room

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

How to Throw Jane Eyre a Birthday Party

Full of gothic romance and proto-feminist social criticism, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre was first published on 16th October, 1847. And ...

A Personal History in Queer Lit

There are two common excuses I’ve seen for people wanting books removed from school libraries or reading lists. Either the ...

Anatomy of a Scene: Jane Eyre’s Red Room

As a general rule I love adaptations, from the faithful to the experimental to the “it’s actually just the name you’re ...

The Definitive Guide to Picking Up Women at a Bookstore

Why hello there. It looks like you’ve Googled “How to Pick Up Women at a Bookstore.” Before we begin, a ...

No One Wants To Read A “Healthy” Love Story

I am vehemently anti-Fifty Shades of Grey. From my perspective, Christian Grey is a bully whose approaches to sex reek of ...