literature

This year’s shortlist for the Bad Sex in Fiction Award is a whole new level of cringe

When trying to be profound goes horribly wrong.

Kelly Kanayama | November 21, 2016 - 12:51 pm

Harper Lee Has Died At 89

The legendary Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird and the recent follow-up, Go Set a Watchman, died in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama this morning, Friday, February 19.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 19, 2016 - 11:30 am

76 Important Books Quick Enough to Read This Weekend

Sometimes when you’re looking for a good book to read, it’s all about a quick fix. Maybe you’re in a book club and you need something that everyone will be…

Pop Sugar | February 5, 2016 - 7:00 pm

6 Modern-Day Queer Poets You Must Read

Poetry is dead… Yes? No? HELL NO! And that’s not because I write crappy poems myself, but because I literally drool over lit social media accounts like Words Dance,

Tammy Danan | January 29, 2016 - 9:30 am

50 Signs You’re Addicted To Reading

The first step is admitting you have a problem, and I admit — I have an addiction to reading. So using my own personal experiences, and asking a few other…

Pop Sugar | January 27, 2016 - 10:00 am

Joyce Carol Oates: “Yes, But What Does ISIS Do For Fun?”

Surely ISIS has some fun, positive traits!

Bronwyn Isaac | November 23, 2015 - 2:40 pm

Romance Novelist Revealed As Plagiarist After Writing 75 Books In 5 Years

Does it seem to anyone else like the romance genre has been in the news a lot this year? First, it was that very strange Holocaust-themed novel being

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 28, 2015 - 3:08 pm

Who Are Your Favorite Female Literary Characters?

Reddit user specfreader asked the r/Books community yesterday: Who is your favorite female book character? As the answers came in, an interesting trend emerged. Take a look at

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 2, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Librarians Are Delivering Books By Bike To Low-Income Neighborhoods

Low-income neighborhoods aren’t just susceptible to be food deserts – they can also be book deserts. Underfunded and understaffed libraries as well as prohibitive distances to libraries mean

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 26, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Hugo Awards See Huge Loss For Vox Day And The Sad Puppies

The Hugo Awards – probably the now-second-most prominent sci-fi and fantasy awards outside of the Nebulas – were awarded on Saturday. You might recall that there was a huge controversy

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 25, 2015 - 2:07 pm

The 16 (Actual) Best Books For Men To Read

Forget Esquire’s mammoth ode to white, male authors – these books will help men get by in today’s society.

Michael Chiodo | August 11, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Earth Day Edition!

It’s the one day of the year we acknowledge this beautiful planet of ours and all the ways we’ve destroyed it!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 22, 2015 - 5:36 pm
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