Herman Melville's masterpiece brought to Tommy Wiseau’s The Room-depth ruin — and a drinking game to accompany it!
On October 22, 1964, Jean-Paul Sartre refused the Nobel Prize in Literature, setting a precedent and an example for other writers.
Even 165 years after Poe’s death, we still have little idea what ended his life.
From defunct dive bars to reincarnated cafes, follow the footsteps of the Beat writer through the Big Apple.
M. R. James was an English author, scholar and inspiration to Lovecraft, though the world may have forgotten it.
Meeting the Italian writer at the airport and running into an anonymous porn reviewer both reveal the relationship between author and work.
Dispatches from an angry translator.
Get a bleary-eyed view of moonshining from a modern day bootlegger.
Readers should embrace classic literature, but we shouldn’t worship The Classics.
Get from Oscar Wilde to Roald Dahl in 12 romances.
A nun in New York City helps trafficked women find freedom.
Hemingway, Joyce, Faulkner — history is supposedly littered with alcoholic authors, but the truth is that drinking doesn’t lead to better writing.
On what would’ve been the famed author’s 94th birthday, twelves bits of his advice for writers.
Fat Man searches for his brother, Little Boy, amongst the wreckage of World War II Japan.
On the road home, two cousins share an experience that pierces through the routine to reveal what's truly important.
Manda recalls her childhood escapades at a Bulgarian seaside monastery, replete with severe nuns, theological debate and mouthwatering tomato soup. (Recipe included!)