Column by Leah Dearborn
Is it possible for a monarch to be a hero, given the lack of equality between them and the rest of the world? Some of literature’s famous villains of the ruling class didn’t bother to find out.
Column by Joshua Isard April 30, 2020
The word existential may have, in some contexts, devolved into an epithet for things that seem deep or important, but that’s not really what it means.
Column by Ed Sikov August 11, 2014
Illness is a great subject for literature; it's surprising there aren't more disease novels.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky June 27, 2012
A list of authors whose passing couldn't have been stranger if they'd written it themselves.