When a poem is powerful enough to get the Internet to stop and take notice, you know it must be something truly special.
The thing about reading is this: it takes a long time. There are innumerable books in the world, and many more good ones than can be read by any mortal in a lifetime. It's hard to choose -- especia...
In honor of Banned Books Week, Geekosystem's Susana Polo looks at 10 great science fiction novels that have been banned, or at least threatened with removal from libraries and schools.
What a shitty century. Except for books, and the diminishing ranks of people who read them.
Before he was a big game hunter, before he was a deep-sea fisherman, Ernest Hemingway was a craftsman who would rise very early in the morning and write. His best stories are masterpieces of the modern era, and his prose style is one of the most infl...
"I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark."
Reasons Why I am Vocal about my Atheism
Judy Blume on pursuing her passion, breaking taboos, and fighting censorship.
I never knew you called my mother, begging to talk to me so many times, until a random conversation with her some 20 years later.
Beautiful, inspiring & mind-blowing images on HighExistence
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Complete online version of Stephen Wolfram's 'A New Kind of Science' book
Being around a successful author would surely be exhausting and inspiring in equal amounts. As well as all that wisdom they put into their books, their thought-provoking one-liners would literally be falling out here, there and everywhere.
To the end of the internet and back
one word. so little time.
Adjectives -- descriptive words that modify nouns -- often come under fire for their cluttering quality, but often it's quality, not quantity, that is the issue. Plenty of tired adjectives are available to spoil a good sentence, but when you find jus...