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The Canterbury Tales

Icon of the Day: Chaucer Meet Hip Hop, Hip Hop Meet Chaucer

Alona Elkayam | Posted 03.20.2012 | Style
Alona Elkayam

I had this great idea in 2005: Take one of the most influential writers of the 20th century, Samuel Beckett, and set his collection of work, How It Is, to hip hop.

Your Turn To Invent A Literary Board Game

guardian.co.uk | Posted 07.24.2011 | Books

I'm excited about playing 'The Road to Canterbury', but surely there are other books that would translate well into dice-rolling entertainment?...

Individual Stories, Universal Truth: 'One Amazing Thing' by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Divakaruni portrays in beautiful prose, haunting characters, and a luminously and ominously developed plot, the universal and individual qualities of the search for meaning in life, as well as the search's timelessness.

Let's Bring Back...

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lesley M. M. Blume

It's been a while, but Let's Bring Back is back. The fourth of my LBB series, what follows is a celebration of rituals and objects from times past. ...