Primer: Gene Wolfe - The Subtle Master

Column by Rajan Khanna
October 10, 2012 (7) comments
A primer on the work of Gene Wolfe, one of the masters of speculative fiction.

Library Love: Reader’s Advisory - Expert Advice On What To Read Next

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
October 9, 2012 (1) comments
The end of a great novel is no cause for despair! Get your next fix using these helpful tips.

Direct-Address Commafication

October 8, 2012 (8) comments
Donate now to help save the direct-address comma! Get it off the endangered species list! All it takes is one well-placed keystroke, people. All it takes is a little integrity.

Seven Badass Authors And Their Potentially Deadly Research Methods

Column by Kimberly Turner
October 5, 2012 (12) comments
New rule: You can't call the research for your book "grueling" unless it involves a gun to your head, beatings from Hells Angels members, feigning madness, or eating someone in the jungles of Peru.

Sherlock Holmes (On CBS) Vs. Sherlock Holmes (On BBC)

Column by Rob Hart
October 5, 2012 (22) comments
Both CBS and BBC now have modern-day takes on Sherlock Holmes. Comparisons were inevitable. Let's discuss.

Storyville: Story Dissection - Maker of Flight

Column by Richard Thomas
October 4, 2012 (9) comments
Richard dissects another of his short stories, this time, the contest winning, "Maker of Flight."

The Blagger's Guide to David Foster Wallace

Column by Cath Murphy
October 4, 2012 (5) comments
Do you develop indigestion at the prospect of consuming Infinite Jest’s 1097 pages? Dine instead on this tiny, bite-sized knowledge snack about the man the Chicago Tribune once called a genius.

10 Words You Literally Didn’t Know You Were Getting Wrong

Column by Taylor Houston
October 3, 2012 (61) comments
Thanks to Joe Biden's mega-gaffe last month at the DNC, we were reminded that "literally" literally means you are being "literal". Here are a few more words you might want to revisit.

New This Month: October Reads

Column by John Jarzemsky
October 2, 2012 (3) comments
A look at what's dropping in the month of October.

LitRecapper: The One Year Anniversary

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
October 1, 2012 (23) comments
LitReactor is officially a year old. Let's tear the roof off this mother. Also, polls and T-shirts!