Just go with me here, writes Joelle Renstrom. Suspend your disbelief.
Let's do away with all of this binary classification and marketing, writes Kristen M. Ploetz. Let kids decide what they like, and what they don’t.
It's important, writes Layla Schlack, for those of us who claim to be progressive, anti-racist, feminist, pro-equal rights, to understand what it's like not being part of the dominant culture.
Reading and interpretation should be contested ground, writes Alex Green. Reading is, after all, the foundation for the ideas that forge the conditions for a just society.
Have you ever loaned a book to someone and never gotten it back, asks Kristen M. Ploetz. And it really bothers you?
Steve Almond: Read this if you don't want to wind up with Sylvester McMonkey McBean as the leader of the free world.
His former ghostwriter describes Trump as a man constitutionally incapable of logic, moral reasoning or self-reflection.
As presidential candidates drag issues of climate change into the political arena, Clinton and Trump both evoke the 1816 climate drama 'Frankenstein,' but to very different ends.
Gay Talese, take note: Sometimes, obligations to humanity trump the journalist’s job.
Collins lived and breathed the game and his enthusiasm was infectious.
George Orwell’s seminal work anticipated not just the surveillance state, but the destruction of language that enables the manipulation of thought.
A new explanation of Trump's improbable rise.
As profound an act as writing "To Kill a Mockingbird" and releasing it, was Lee’s refusal to elaborate.
A closer look at the collected works of George Orwell helps explain the phenomenon of Donald Trump.
Overtones of Hitler’s injured, outraged, venomous screed are all too evident in what passes for political discourse today.
Countless Americans are living on virtually no income. The shocking fact of these families and the complex strategies they use to survive is a national disgrace.
Here’s the thing to remember about writers (and artists in general): they don’t owe their audiences a damn thing, aside from art they make.
Time and again, the Nobel jury appears to put politics ahead of literary considerations.
To write his memoir, the nephew of the late president and son of the late senator faced an especially daunting prospect.
The space adventure book-turned-movie offers a valuable lesson in how politics and public policy should be conducted: as a shared endeavor aimed at problem solving.