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10 Literary Bad Boys We Love to Love

by Isla McKetta on July 18, 2012

Whether or not the cliché that every girl loves a bad boy began with literature, books can set up some pretty strange relationship expectations. And even though we know better, some literary bad boys are impossible to resist. Here are 10 naughty men to set your heart a-racing. Bad to the Bone Dorian Gray, The […]


What is the Great American Novel?

by Katie Fetting-Schlerf on April 26, 2012

For centuries, authors have attempted to write the Great American Novel – a work that encapsulates the American experience – a rags-to-riches, Horatio Alger, red white & blue tome put down in black & white. But can a single novel adequately explore the hopes, dreams, irony, sincerity, levity, gravity, disappointments and triumphs of an entire […]

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The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald

by Derwood Hunsdale-Talbot on August 30, 2009

Opening line: “In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind ever since.”

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