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Collage of ten novels that influenced Alfred Hitchcock's best films
Robert Anderson, June 09, 2020

Forty years after his death, film director Alfred Hitchcock is still known as “the master of suspense”, and his movies retain their popularity and critical acclaim.

Author's ebooks, music and tv show selections during the COVID-19 pandemic
Janice Batzdorff, June 02, 2020

When the library closed almost three months ago, I checked out eight books. I’ve finished two of them. This is unusual for someone who reads everywhere—in checkout lines, on the Metro, at Dodger Stadium, even during social gatherings to take a break from the extroverts. Maybe that’s the problem.

Book covers of other books to read than Huck Finn and Moby Dick
Robert Anderson, April 29, 2020

All of us who went through school in the United States have read at least a few American novels published before 1900.

Cynthia Hand and her latest novel, The How and The Why
Daryl M., April 24, 2020

Cynthia Hand is the New York Times bestselling author of several books for teens, including the Unearthly trilogy, The Afterlife of Holly Chase,

Author Sarah Gailey
Daryl M., March 12, 2020

Sarah Gailey came onto the scene in 2015 and has since become one of the sharpest, funniest voices in pop culture online. They are a regular contributor to multiple websites, including Their nonfiction has appeared in Mashable and The Boston Globe.

Luke Geddes and his debut novel, Heart of Junk
Daryl M., February 27, 2020

Luke Geddes is originally from Appleton, Wisconsin, and now lives Cincinnati, Ohio. He holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature and creative writing from the University of Cincinnati.

Ralph Ellison, American writer
Keith Chaffee, February 24, 2020

Ralph Ellison was born on March 1, 1914. Ellison was an important writer of the early civil rights movement, remembered today principally for his novel Invisible Man.

Ryan La Sala and his debut novel, Reverie
Daryl M., February 13, 2020

Ryan La Sala grew up in Connecticut, but only physically.

Collage of books
Lupita Leyva, February 06, 2020

In recent days, the literary world has been rocked by controversy.

Chris McCormick and his latest book, The Gimmicks
Daryl M., January 30, 2020

Chris McCormick is the author of a collection of stories, Desert Boys, winner of the 2017 Stonewall Book Award.