Lately it seems as if every thriller written by a woman gets compared to two recent blockbusters: Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train. So what makes those two books so appealing and influential?
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Why fans have nothing to fear — and everything to gain — from diversity in science fiction and fantasy.
The author, who died Friday at 89, lived for decades in the shadow of her iconic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Yet there was more to Lee than her characters, however beloved they may remain.
While Race is, for a while, a conventional athlete biopic, once the story begins to balance the many forces that pulled on Owens and complicated his story, it gets more interesting.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer died in her hometown of Monroeville, Ala. Published in 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird has sold tens of millions of copies and been translated into dozens of languages.
The Daily Show host grew up biracial in South Africa; his mother was jailed for having a relationship with his father. But she always turned to humor before anger, Noah says — a trait he's inherited.
Set in Prague, Landes' graphic short story, "Revolt to What?" is a philosophical look at what happens after you get what you fought for.
Doug Hill of Lafayette founded Gone Feral. His short, short movie "Old Skill, New Use," screens this weekend at the Environmental Film Festival.
Hollywood has taken interest in Oakes' trilogy "Queen of Hearts," which explores how the queen in "Alice in Wonderland" became a villain.
The dining room, with the dining table at its center, didn't catch on in America before the late 1700s. These rooms — and the family meals held in them — became a place to cultivate social values.
Misty Copeland talks body image, ballet and blackness in the new PBS documentary A Ballerina's Tale.
The 58th annual awards brought forth a lot of winners, but no sweeps.
The author's hit mystery series inspired a hit TV show about a flawed, big-hearted sheriff.
A collection of amorous correspondence from the past on are on display this month.
A unique photography exhibit on display at the State Capitol this week is trying to raise awareness around hunger.