Topic: Jane Austen
The 1982 children's novel will be adapted by "E.T." screenwriter Melissa Mathison.
09/26/2011 04:34 pm
iPad book apps add authors' notes and historical material to classics like "Atlas Shrugged," "On the Road,"and the complete works of Shakespeare.
09/16/2011 03:22 pm
Think it's easy being a librarian? Think again!
09/16/2011 03:07 pm
Harry Potter fans just know they love the record-breaking series of books. But everyone from academics to mythologists, classicists to historians, and literary critics to, well, geeks have a special “template” they perceive at the heart of the tale. From positing Albus Dumbledore as the infamous Richard III to taking us aloft the scaly back of St. George’s dragon, here are five of our top takes on what’s going on behind the scenes in the Harry Potter narratives.
07/15/2011 10:27 pm
The only surviving copy of Jane Austen's unfinished novel, 'The Watsons,' goes up for auction at Sotheby's on Thursday.
07/13/2011 05:00 pm
The delightful real-life adventures of two Eastern college girls who left home for Colorado in 1916.
07/08/2011 10:42 am
The importance of tea in Jane Austen's England, the final generation of students under the Soviet system, Lord of the Rings out on Blu-ray, and more recommendations
06/27/2011 08:58 am
We asked our readers what they are reading this month and – on a scale of 1 to 10 – here are the books they're enjoying the most.
06/16/2011 06:24 pm
How an 18th-century dilettante became an artist late in life.
06/03/2011 06:32 pm
Is there any good reason for Naipaul to want a showdown he can't possibly win?
06/03/2011 01:25 pm