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Here’s How Long It Took To Write Your Favorite Book

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 09.27.2016 | Arts

Planning to write a world-changing work of fiction? You might want to set aside a substantial chunk of time. This mind-boggling infographic compiles t...

10 Famous Book Characters and Their Real-Life Inspirations

Posted 11.15.2011 | Home

From Flavorwire We all know truth is stranger than fiction, and some things (and people) are just too good to have been made up. We’ve already sh...

The Art of Not Finishing a Famous Book

Dave Astor | Posted 10.12.2011 | Home
Dave Astor

I realize that continuing to slog through a novel that says "stop reading me" after 100 pages may pay dividends when I reach the end of the book. Dense can turn into sophisticated, confusing into illuminating.

Authors Who Are Famous For The Wrong Book

guardian.co.uk | John Self | Posted 09.18.2011 | Home

Why is it that the book for which an author is best known is rarely their best? If history is the final judge of literary achievement, why has a title...

'If Light Of My Life Fire My Line'

Brews and Books | Josh Christie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As a public service, here's the famous opening lines of a bunch of novels, transcribed by Google Voice. The better-read of you might be able to figure...

13 Books Nobody's Read But Says They Have (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Books are a funny thing. For hundreds of years, reading has been considered one of the highest forms of enlightenment. Because of the meaning and valu...

50 Famous Books That Were Posthumously Published

Online Colleges | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Even after an author dies, his or her work can live on to educate and inspire. Many famous authors have had their works published after their death, s...