We searched the wildest corners of the Internet to bring you the most genteel literary treasures we could find. Enjoy!
A comprehensive look at the books you should be reading, or failing that, telling people at parties you are reading.
"Bildungsroman: You've reached a turning point in your life, thank to some timely advice from an overly involved English teacher."
“The writer is that person who, embarking upon her task, does not know what to do.” – One of the hottest writers in the world talks about his creative process. Spoiler – it turns out it's mostly failing again and again.
For decades the leading nature writer has been collecting unusual words for landscapes and natural phenomena – from aquabob to zawn.
Jack Keroac's original 120-foot draft scroll of On The Road, famously written in a manic-two week typing binge and considered unpublishable is on display to the public for the first time.
We wouldn’t suggest a great musician could simply play without instruction or practice, nor the painter." Rebecca Slater in the Guardian looks at the perks and pitfalls of studying creative writing.
In honour of International Women's Day last week, here's one of McSweeney's finest – "How about an ad where a woman is jogging, but in a chill way."
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