At Strange Horizons, Kari Sperring writes about Katherine Kurtz. Matrilines: The Woman Who Made Fantasy “Kurtz’s debut novel, Deryni Rising, came out from Ballantine Books in 1970,” Sperring writes, “…and…Continue readingThe womanless cannon
Lovereading.co.uk has created an infographic for language enthusiasts called “15 Words You Never Knew Came from Literature.” Some of the books featured in this image include The Hobbit, Catch-22, and…Continue reading15 Words
Ice on trees and snow on the ground, beauty mixed with danger. Photo: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA In The Guardian, Richard Hirst gives us ghost stories by the fireside and perilous…Continue readingLiterary Winters
QUIZ: Classic Houses In Literature on the Imaginary Real Estate Market Bright, colorful farmhouse in rural Canadian townThe Western canon is having a real estate sale: All the settings of…Continue readingWhich would you buy?
Literature’s most fiendish head-scratchers For all of you out there with time on your hands and no codes to crack, The Guardian offers a selection of riddles from literature. Get…Continue readingRiddle me this!
If you could read one a day…well, it would be an interesting challenge anyhow. Daniel Dalton of BuzzFeed made the picks. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt: The beloved fable about…Continue readingCan you read a novel a day?
25 must-read books One of Powell’s Books customers asked for a list of 10 books that “everyone absolutely must read in his or her lifetime.” The question intrigued us and…Continue readingBefore you die…