People are blaming Colleen Hoover fans on TikTok for the demise of ebook piracy site Z-Library
Popular for its extensive archive of free textbooks, ebook piracy site Z-Library was shut down after going viral on TikTok.
On Nov 8, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘American Dirt’ is a metaphor for a white country built on the back of immigrants
The white man’s burden becomes the white writer’s burden.
On Jan 25, 2020 by Prince Shakur
Junot Díaz and the women writers of color we should have been reading instead
Many women have had to step aside in their careers for men like Diaz—so let's support them.
On May 7, 2018 by Ana Valens
Adding ‘And then the murders began’ instantly makes any book better
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times ... and then the murders began.
On Mar 7, 2017 by Jay Hathaway
How Trump’s stance on Obamacare could stifle an artistic revolution
Some artists are excited about a Trump presidency—but fear, too, is creeping in.
On Nov 19, 2016 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Pity the teacher who has to grade these #TrumpBookReports
Make Gatsby great again.
On Oct 20, 2016 by Monica Riese
Japanese AI writes sci-fi novel, almost wins literary prize
Eat your heart out, Microsoft Tay.
On Mar 24, 2016 by Jay Hathaway
Celebrated author Gene Luen Yang aims to smash the wall between comics and literature
'I think heroism in any form should be celebrated.'
On Jan 27, 2016 by Aja Romano
Here are the incredible endings to our #NaNoWriMo novels
Parting is such sweet sorrow.
On Dec 1, 2015 by Miles Klee
8 perfect books for Banned Books Week
Your library could get a lot smaller.
On Oct 1, 2015 by Miles Klee
John Oliver gives kids some pretty strange advice for the new school year
Welcome to Oliver's view of American high-school education.
On Sep 7, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
I don’t like the books I won’t read
Consider this the final word on the subject.
On Sep 3, 2015 by Miles Klee
Why the Guardian’s latest Terry Pratchett criticism doesn’t hold up
It's nonsense to describe Terry Pratchett's work as overrated trash, especially if you haven't read any of it.
On Aug 31, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Another day, another puritanical outcry from a college student calling comics ‘garbage’
This happens every few months, and it always ends the same way.
On Jun 15, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw