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Fictional Family Ties

It’s been said that families are like fudge—mostly sweet with a few nuts. If we’re lucky, the balance between the two is just right, but even then, we have moments when we wonder what it would be like to have a different set of relatives. Reading gives us that opportunity. …

The Writers We Lost Too Soon

Death and taxes, as the old cliche goes. Both are unavoidable, and while we won’t give you our political opinions on paying …

OpEd: The Varying Poverties of Now

The Varying Poverties of Now In the appendix to his brief but radiant 2010 manifesto ‘Reality Hunger’—a supremely confident and practically pedagogical …

The Books We Wished Had Sequels

Sometimes, when we love a great book, we feel the smallest bit of dissatisfaction at the idea that one, perhaps two books, …

We Heart Books

Here are a few posters and quotes that remind us why we love books. Which is your favorites, LitStackers? Tell us about …