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Book Genres

Does Reading Make You A Better Person? Study Suggests It Depends On What You Read

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.25.2016 | Arts

In 2012, when bookstores and book clubs were alight with talk of Gone Girl, a vital modifier was attached to descriptions of Flynn’s fast-paced stor...

Dawn of the Multi-Genre Mash-Up

G. Doucette | Posted 05.24.2014 | Home
G. Doucette

Genres are there to define where a book belongs, but that's only to help a potential reader find something to read. The problem -- and I don't think I'm the only one who has it -- is that I can't color within the lines.

Is Literary Fiction A Sham?

Maddie Crum | Posted 01.12.2012 | Home
Maddie Crum

Genre labels can kill books, and oversimplify narratives. If we aren't to group books into categories with such prejudiced or dismissible undertones, then how else can we label literature? Here are a few suggestions.