The U.S. favors stories with a redemtion arc, but who can be redeemed? Is just anyone allowed to redeem themselves, or is there more to it?
A reader examines the prevalence of Christian allegory in literature, and the experience of not understanding it.
Just because it's in the book doesn't mean we should feel free to say it. A reader on how to approach the N-word and racial slurs in literature.
Why one English teacher hates the classics -- and why that's not a bad thing.
From satire to autobiography, here are 5 recent books that shine a spotlight on some legendary writers and on the writing process.
We wanted to throw a few more favorite sentences into the mix and give you more of Book Riot's favorite first lines in literature.
Love Dickens, Hugo, and Stendhal? Read these women of color.