Column by Annie Neugebauer
The classic novel that few have actually read, "Moby-Dick" is truly worth your time. Here are 7 reasons why.
Column by Christopher Shultz April 27, 2020
The ultimate literary bad boy is just that...bad. Very, very bad.
Column by Peter Derk September 19, 2017
It's back to school time, which means it's required reading time. Bring the pain.
Column by Holly Slater September 30, 2016
I'm a sincere Francophile. I love the language, the architecture, the art, the music, the WINE! I imagine no one there judges you for day-drinking a good bottle of Miraval Rose before noon.
Column by Ed Sikov February 23, 2016
On his fourth go-round with this American Lit classic, Ed Sikov finds – to his surprise – that he needs the help of a Melville nut to explain what it means and why it still matters.
Review by Christine J. Schmidt December 8, 2014
Andy Miller dares to read dangerously.
Column by Ryan Peverly August 15, 2013
Despite a lackluster response to its initial publication, "Catch-22" went on to define a country's moral and political outlook.
Column by Erin Reel October 18, 2012
What literary works create a strong foundation for a writer? LitReactor instructors and esteemed literary figures Lidia Yuknavitch, Ed Sikov, Holiday Reinhorn, Suzy Vitello and Bree Ogden share.
Column by Meredith Borders September 7, 2012
The two most important sentences in any novel are the opening and closing lines. We've already discussed the Top 10 first lines - now let's talk closers.
News by Dave Reuss June 28, 2012
In an effort to fool children into reading classic literature, old books get sexy new covers.