Ruth Rendell was one of the most prolific crime writers of the 20th century. So where should a reader start with her vast catalog?
Shakespeare's plays are always ripe for reimagining. But what writers could do it best? Rioters share their picks.
The Jane Austen Society of North America's Annual General Meeting is a little bit academic conference and a little bit fan con.
Curtis Hanson, who died this week, co-wrote and directed one of the greatest literary film adaptations, L.A. Confidential.
One Rioter talks about the pros and cons of literary prizes.
When it comes to books, are you a Paul Hollywood or a Mary Berry?
If you're even in Lancaster, PA, don't miss this coffee shop/pub/used bookstore inspired by the work of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and the Inklings
From wacky comedy to gut-wrenching drama, from ancient Greece to modern America, there's something for everyone in this list of 100 great plays.
A recent study claims that readers of literary fiction are more empathetic than readers of genre fiction are. This lit fic fan is skeptical.
After eight years of blogging, one Rioter explains why she still reviews every book she reads.
Take part in the August celebration of literature by women around the world with one of these translated books.
How fiction can help readers think about the consequences of their own political choices.
Overwhelmed by your TBR pile? Take a deep breath and follow these 9 not-so-easy steps to trim it down.
There’s something exciting about watching someone unearth a crime from the past, long after its impact has been made and players have moved on.
Single women now outnumber married women in the U.S. So why are there still so few non-romantic stories about them?