Katniss Everdeen just might be the best female role model ever. I just wish she didn’t kill people.
Baby Boomers are obsessed with JFK, but his assassination didn’t “shatter innocence” or “change America” or any of those other tropes
While too esoteric to gain mass appeal, these books are a treasure of serviceable advice
An opinionated encyclopedia of lady things from the creators of Jezebel
After making fun of Smug Marrieds for so long, we wanted to see the long-time singleton actually become one. Instead, we get a stereotype of aging.
It’s been 20 years since the U.S. has claimed the world’s top book prize. With apologies to Philip Roth, Joyce Carol Oates and even Bob Dylan, we should hope the shutout continues
In a world where we can now go online to escape the mainstream, the crowdfunding site offers the ultimate in ‘value-for-value’
How can anyone see the work of J.D. Salinger, Woody Allen and Roman Polanski the same way once you know of their predilection for young girls?
A student remembers the plainspoken Nobel laureate who carved pumpkins and worked miracles
Choire Sicha’s new book chronicles the panicked, fax-filled, poverty-waged life that keeps writers coming back for more
The country is resettling along more urbanized lines, and the American Dream is moving with it
The author of Zealot explains his views on faith and historical scholarship
By now you’re no doubt aware that Robert Galbraith, the unknown author of a new detective novel called The Cuckoo’s Calling, is actually J.K. Rowling, gazillion-selling Harry Potter creator and epoch-making publishing phenom. …