The Blagger's Guide to Franz Kafka

Column by Cath Murphy August 7, 2013
No, Kafka is not famous because he turned into a beetle. Spare yourself social embarrassment and find out what makes Franz so special with this handy Blagger’s Guide.

The Blagger's Guide to Kathy Acker

Column by Cath Murphy June 13, 2013
Does the thought of reading 'Blood and Guts in High School' make you feel queasy? Find out about Kathy Acker with this comfortable porn-free Blagger's Guide.

The Blagger's Guide to F Scott Fitzgerald

Column by Cath Murphy May 17, 2013
As Leonardo DiCaprio holds his breath and hopes that "The Great Gatsby" will FINALLY get him that Oscar, you can effortlessly dazzle your friends with this Blagger's Guide to F Scott Fitzgerald.

The Blagger's Guide to L Frank Baum

Column by Cath Murphy April 23, 2013
With "Oz the Great and Powerful" still on general release, every self-respecting blagger needs ammunition should the conversation turn to the Wonderful Wizard and, most importantly, his creator.

The Blagger's Guide to Jack Kerouac

Column by Cath Murphy
Worried that reading "On the Road" will be as horrible an experience as seeing the recent film adaptation? The Blagger's Guide will give you the lowdown while keeping your eyeballs unsullied.

The Blagger's Guide to Victor Hugo

Column by Cath Murphy
Intrigued by the latest film adaptation of Les Misérables but scared the book might be as awful as Russell Crowe’s singing? The Blagger’s Guide gives you the low down without the piercing high notes.