Column by Bart Bishop
On Keith Houston's 'The Book' and why having a physical copy of a book is still important.
Column by Leah Rhyne December 21, 2016 (3) comments
We face dark times now, yes. It's important to realize: we've been here before, and we survived. I know because writers tell us, finding beauty in darkness, a literary legacy of stars in the night sky
Column by Michael David Wilson
Rejection is hard, but it's universal. We highlight 55 bestsellers that were rejected.
Column by Christopher Shultz November 13, 2015 (14) comments
Musicians with library cards, and the records they make...
Column by Cath Murphy February 6, 2014 (5) comments
I love my dogs and cats. I also eat meat. We're conflicted about animals in real life, but what happens when we use them as a subject for fiction?
Column by Kimberly Turner October 24, 2013 (18) comments
From Bowie and Devo to Anthrax and Mastodon, musicians have always been inspired by their favorite books. Here are some stories behind the songs, plus a literary playlist for your listening pleasure.
Column by Robbie Blair September 25, 2013 (19) comments
Some classics don't quite live up to their reputation, but this one fails on almost every level. I list the flaws then tell you the real reason I hate this book.
News by Christopher Shultz June 12, 2013 (1) comments
Now that we know the government is watching us 24/7, the book that probably gave politicians their ideas is a hit again.
Column by Kimberly Turner April 19, 2013 (3) comments
Old vs New. Classic vs Pulpy. Depressing vs Chick Lit-y. Classy vs Cheesy. What will win LitReactor's battle of the book covers? Take a look at these redesigns of literary classics and cast your vote.
News by Dean Fetzer
110 years ago, novelist George Orwell was born in Bihar, India, but new plans for a memorial park for Mahatma Gandhi would have “encroached” on his house.
Column by Karina Wilson February 27, 2013 (15) comments
Why write? After George Orwell, Joan Didion and Jonathan Franzen, a panel of writers at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, debate the issue.
News by Rob Hart October 23, 2012 (6) comments
Serkis--probably best known for providing the motion-capture performance for Gollum in 'The Lord of the Rings' movies--will take on George Orwell's classic novella.
Column by John Jarzemsky August 1, 2012 (1) comments
A look at what's new and exciting in the month of August.
News by Rob Hart March 23, 2012 (11) comments
With dystopian lit all the rage, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and Shepard Fairey (yes, really) are gearing up for a new film adaptation of George Orwell's seminal novel.