Penguin Books has been commissioning "comics-inspired" covers for classics.
Friggatriskaidekaphobia, or fear of Friday the 13th, is not warranted, studies show. But researchers note some effects – such as lower economic productivity and stock market losses – as a result of superstition-induced changes in people's behavior.
Dalrymple follows nine Indian devotees as they cling to what’s left of their spiritual traditions.
April Fools' Day history is murky, and nobody knows its origins. So beware any Boston University professors who claim it originated in the court of Constantine.
Laura Schlitz lives out her own real-life fable – her children's book is 'discovered,' wins a prestigious award, and fame comes knocking.