How a painting from the 1630s led to an exploration of modern beauty standards
Le Guins’s imagination extends not only to the concepts and scenarios of SFF, but also to the conception of identity.
Whatever you want to read, Le Guin argues, buy it from your local bookstore
A novel about treading water, family drama, and chimpanzees
The cleverest witch of her age takes on the mens
The Father to the Wizarding World also has lessons for our own greatest challenge.
Ruth spent her summer with a long, complicated novel about how we understand the past
AO Scott thinks Adulthood in American Culture is Dead. Chris, Andrew and Chris ask the next question: How do we define adulthood?
It isn’t scientific, it isn’t accurate, it isn’t historical. It is hysterical.
Anderson’s 2002 YA Sci-Fi novel is a powerful teen romance. And a powerful satire. And tragic parable of technology.