#gone with the wind

Ladies in Literature Who May Have Gone Too Far

The Ides of March can get one thinking — are we going too far? Are our actions about to up-end ...

Romantic Heroes I Wouldn’t Date

For various reasons, I am only just now reading Wuthering Heights for the first time. (Actually, there’s only one reason: ...

Margaret Mitchell and My (Almost) Literary Ghost Story

When I was in college, I interned at Margaret Mitchell House in Atlanta. I grew up in Jonesboro, the inspiration ...

GONE WITH THE WIND: On Unlikable Characters and Problematic Art

When I was a little girl, Gone With The Wind was one of my favorite movies. In middle school, it ...

Our Favorite Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novels

Love it or hate it, The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt just won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. (Personally, I LOVE ...

Literary Tourism – Atlanta, Georgia and The Margaret Mitchell House

I grew up with two sisters who watched Gone With The Wind about twice a week. And when they weren’t ...

Western Literature on North Korea’s New Tablet

The North Korean government recently released its first-ever electronic tablet. The Samjiyon lacks Internet access, but can tune into local ...

Let’s Talk About “Censorship”

Last week, a fellow Rioter wrote a thought-provoking piece about why she couldn’t finish a reread of classic Gone With the ...

Top 10 Literary Characters We’d Vote For

Happy Election Week — or as many of you swing staters would call it, Freedom From Annoying TV Ads Week! ...

Matching Up? Book Quotes and Their Movie Counterparts

Plot-wise, it’s easy to tell when a movie deviates from the book on which it’s based. But is it as ...

The Literary Quotes Post

If you’re a person who uses a quote as your email signature, whose quotes section of your Facebook page is ...

If You Like (Insert Something), Try (This Other Thing): TRUE GRIT Edition

True Grit by Charles Portis is a classic of the western genre, full of guns and horses and cowboys and spurs ...