Top 5s, Top 10s, even Top 8's. Everyone loves lists! And we have a ton of 'em!

Six Shortcomings of Small Presses

Column by Brandon Tietz December 6, 2011
Are you shopping your book around to small presses? Here's some things to keep in mind.

The Top 10 Best Opening Lines Of Novels

Column by Meredith Borders December 2, 2011
So few books get that critical first line truly, completely right. Here are ten that do.

Top 10 Ways To Make 'The Walking Dead' Less Stupid

Column by Rob Hart November 30, 2011
'The Walking Dead' just wrapped up the first half of its second season--and unless they address the problems with its writing, I'm not going to tune back in come February.

Behold! The Unfilmable: The Literary Adaptations of David Cronenberg

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky November 25, 2011
A detailed look at the literary leanings of cult filmmaker, David Cronenberg.

The Author's To-Don't List

Column by Brandon Tietz November 15, 2011
Authors have a pretty standard lexicon of advice they give to young writers, but sometimes it's what you don't do that matters most.

The 10 Most Badass Literary Children

Column by Meredith Borders November 11, 2011
Kids are generally pretty annoying. Yet some children rise above their youthful station to achieve great heights of badassery. Read on for the raddest fictional children ever.

The Top 10 Scenes In Literature To Bring You Terrorsleep: Part 2

Column by Tina Estlin Page October 31, 2011
Books that go bump in the night. The conclusion of the top 10 most terrifying scenes in literature.

From Silk Purses to Sows’ Ears

Column by Ed Sikov October 28, 2011
When It Comes to Books Made Into Movies, Middlebrow Assumptions Are Invariably Stupid

Three Things the Author of "Gods and Monsters" Learned by Listening to His Students

Column by Christopher Bram October 26, 2011
Three Things the Author of "Gods and Monsters" Learned by Listening to His Students.

The Top 10 Scenes In Literature To Bring You Terrorsleep: Part 1

Column by Tina Estlin Page October 17, 2011
Books that go bump in the night.

Cavalcade Of Literary Jerks: Part 2

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky October 14, 2011
Yes they are all esteemed authors. Yes they've published some important works. And yes, they're all jerks. Join us in celebrating the Top 10 literary jerks of all time.

Neglected Books: 'On Moral Fiction', 'The Mismeasure of Man' and 'The Man Who Died'

Column by Phil Jourdan October 12, 2011
Moral fiction, IQ phoniness, and Jesus-themed erotica: Books you should rediscover soon.

Cavalcade Of Literary Jerks: Part 1

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky October 7, 2011
Yes they are all esteemed authors. Yes they've published some important works. And yes, they're all jerks. Join us in celebrating the Top 10 literary jerks of all time.

The Top 10 DC Comics Relaunch Titles

Column by Jason Van Horn October 4, 2011
Which of the 52 new DC titles are worth your time, money, and emotional investment?

The 10 Best Sci-Fi Books That Should Be Box Office Blockbusters

Column by Meredith Borders October 1, 2011
Hollywood spits out incessant remakes, sequels, prequels and reboots, and yet they can't get it together to produce adaptations of some of the greatest sci-fi novels of all time?