Celebrating Dashiell Hammett: The 'Thin Man' Himself

Column by Leah Dearborn
The author known for penning "The Maltese Falcon" didn’t just write about adventure, he also lived it; serving in both World Wars and as a Pinkerton man. May 27 would mark his 126th birthday.

Patton Oswalt's Night Café, 'The Great Gatsby' and How Guided Reading Can Reinvigorate a Classic

Column by Bart Bishop January 27, 2016
How classics can be reinvigorated with guidance, such as Maureen Corrigan's 'So We Read On', her "personal excursion" into 'The Great Gatsby'. Contrasted against Patton Oswalt's Night Café concept.
June Book Club Selection: 'The Thin Man' by Dashiell Hammett

June Book Club Selection: 'The Thin Man' by Dashiell Hammett

News by Dennis Widmyer
June's selection for the LitReactor Book Club is 'The Thin Man' by Dashiell Hammett. Read here for details on how you can participate in the discussion.