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Anthony Burgess

Imagining Reproductive Rights in a Homonormative World

Sal Bardo | Posted 05.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Sal Bardo

But the concept of a homonormative society invites all sorts of other, less obvious questions, paramount among them being the logistics of procreation and gender roles.

11 Questions for Poet and Essayist Elisa Gabbert

Travis Nichols | Posted 04.06.2014 | Books
Travis Nichols

Elisa Gabbert is a poet and essayist whose most recent book, The Self Unstable, is a vibrant humming meditation on how we make our selves out of stories, data, and suggestion.

13 Pen Names You May Have Thought Were Real

Posted 12.04.2012 | Books

It's no secret Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, and George Eliot was actually a woman named Mary Anne Evans. But you may not realize that...

Why Do We Like Dystopian Novels?

Dave Astor | Posted 12.19.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

War. Death. Despair. Oppression. Environmental ruin. Yup, when it comes to demoralizing literature, dystopian novels have it all! Yet many of us love this genre, and there are good reasons we do.

'A Clockwork Orange' Covers From The Past Fifty Years (IMAGES)

Posted 10.04.2012 | Books

"A Clockwork Orange" is a unique novel that, thanks to Stanley Kubrick's 1971 film, has become a fundamental cultural touchstone. Written in the imagi...

'A Clockwork Orange' And Dystopian Fiction

Posted 10.02.2012 | Books

Reprinted from "A Clockwork Orange: 50th Anniversary Edition, the Restored Text" by Anthony Burgess, edited by Andrew Biswell. Introduction and notes ...

Assad and His Droogs

John Feffer | Posted 08.26.2012 | World
John Feffer

Anthony Burgess' warning about the dangers of intervention holds an important lesson: There are unintended consequences.

Your Grammar Is Not Married to Your Gramper

Ellen Siminoff | Posted 01.29.2012 | Education
Ellen Siminoff

Poor grammar is ugly. To any lover of the English language who values a correctly constructed sentence, it can signify a lack of intelligence or effort. Are many of us limiting ourselves in terms of potential success by u'sing apo'strophes every time we see an 's?

Kubrick's Clockwork Orange Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Jay Weston | Posted 11.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The film still shocks us all with its portrayal of those sociopathic brutal youths and their journey of murder, rape and senseless violence.

A Clockwork Orange: The Musical?

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.19.2011 | Home

"My eyes! My eyes! You're forcing them O-Pen!" Songs originally written by Anthony Burgess for a musical adaptation of his classic novel, "A Clockw...

20 Unpublished Anthony Burgess Stories Found

The Guardian | Stephen Bates | Posted 07.12.2011 | Books

At least 20 unpublished stories by Anthony Burgess, the author of A Clockwork Orange, have been discovered by researchers sorting through his papers a...

Literary Late Bloomers: Great Authors Who Took A Little Longer To Get Started (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Not everyone can be a literary prodigy. There are plenty of authors who didn't reach publishing success until mid-life, or later. There's a fantastic...