In celebration of Chandler’s birthday, we look back on “The Simple Art of Murder,” his seminal essay which broke the British stranglehold on detective fiction.
Literally bumping into a crush reading Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace at Emerson College in Boston.
Falling for a straphanger reading The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon on the subway in New York.
Thanks but no thanks, John Green.
It's a living.
Fire, knives, booze and more — on your marks, get set, go.
Whale attacks, cannibalism and tyrannical captains — this wasn’t Herman Melville’s fiction.