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Can you use some hard, experimental literature after this fluffy summer? Flavorwire made a list of experimental novels you might not know and you definitely can’t miss. They also listed 50 Romantic Books for people who don’t like Romance if you want to stay in those lovey dovey feelings.

The Airship’s Eric Williams discovers the dangers of worshiping the classics. Sure, they’re great, but are they really THAT great?

In How to Understand Your Computer Mark O’Connell starts to research how his computer actually functions. Even though it is a writer’s main tool, most have no idea how it works and isn’t that odd?

We all hear about how reading will enrich your life, but is it also possible that it can worsen it? Another interesting discussion in Bookends!

The new TV season is a wasteland, but luckily Vulture recommends some books to read while you are missing out on your favorite comedies.

Aww! Murakami thinks of himself ad an outsider in literature. He says many critics and writers don’t like him. Luckily he is beloved by his readers.

It’s so easy to find stories about how Amazon is literally the worst company ever, but one author speaks out and shares his wonderful experiences while working with Amazon. Should we assume he is being blackmailed or forced in some way or are we getting tunnel vision when it comes to Amazon?

Alan Moore has been working on his newest novel for quite some time now and with good reason. It has been announced that the novel will contain more than one million words. According to The Verge that is about as long as the first three books in the Song of Ice and Fire series.

Something most English majors struggle with is how to find a job after getting their degree. This small conversation by Cathy Day and one of her prospective students about the Magical Building Where English Majors Work is just lovely.


Bored to Death book club is set up by two sisters who love to read and have nothing better to do than to start a book club.

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