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Everything Your New Year’s Resolutions Will Do to Your Brain and Body: Reading More

“A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.” So said Mark Twain, and it seems the more things…

Why So Many Guys Are Obsessed With ‘My Brilliant Friend’

As “Ferrante Fever” gripped the English-speaking literary world, you might have mistaken it for a phenomenon exclusive to women readers. Elena Ferrante’s four Neapolitan Novels,…

Y’all Are Majorly Fucking Up by Not Reading Women Writers

There’s a John Waters quip that’s been bandied about the web as long as horny literati have had an online presence: “If you go home…

What Your Favorite Onscreen Jack Ryan Says About You

On Friday, Amazon unveils a new take on a familiar character. Jack Ryan stars John Krasinski as the legendary CIA analyst invented by Tom Clancy,…