The Making of Emily Brontë
A new film imagines the events that inspired the notoriously private author to write "Wuthering Heights"
Gregory Peck's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Script Goes to Auction
Also for sale are gifts from Harper Lee, who remained close with the Peck family for years
S.E. Hinton Is Tired of Talking About 'The Outsiders.' No One Else Is
The author reflects on her classic 1967 novel, its 1983 film adaptation and its legacy today
Two People Showed Up to Her Book Signing. Then, Margaret Atwood and Stephen King Commiserated
Famous writers around the world offered support to debut author Chelsea Banning
The Forgotten Sisters Who Pioneered the Historical Novel
Jane and Anna Maria Porter ruled Britain's literary scene—until male imitators wrote them out of the story
The Medieval Power Struggle That Inspired HBO's 'House of the Dragon'
The "Game of Thrones" spinoff takes its cue from the Anarchy, a civil war that saw Empress Matilda and Stephen of Blois vying for the English crown
Twelve Writers Bring Back Agatha Christie's Miss Marple
In a new collection of short stories, contemporary authors take on the much-loved detective
Nichelle Nichols, Pioneering 'Star Trek' Actress, Dies at 89
She made history as one of the first Black women to appear in a leading role on television
Margaret Atwood Tried—and Failed—to Burn a Copy of 'The Handmaid’s Tale.' Here's Why
A fireproof version of her bestseller is a weapon in an ongoing fight against literary censorship
The Surprisingly Long History of 'Choose-Your-Own-Adventure' Stories
From the 'I Ching' to an upcoming Netflix rom-com, interactive fiction dares us to decide what happens next
Twice Accused of Murder, This Writer Later Foresaw the Sinking of the Titanic
Under the pseudonym Mayn Clew Garnett, author Thornton Jenkins Hains published a maritime disaster story with eerie parallels to the real-life tragedy
Why Are Regency-Era Shows Like 'Bridgerton' So Popular?
An Austen expert and a period drama TV critic reflect on the enduring appeal of romance series set in turn-of-the-19th-century England
Rarely Seen Paintings by J.R.R. Tolkien Portray a Lush 'Lord of the Rings' Landscape
The Tolkien Estate recently published a trove of rare, unpublished art by the famed fantasy author on its website
How Much Medieval Literature Has Been Lost Over the Centuries?
A new analysis suggests that just 9 percent of manuscripts produced in Europe during the Middle Ages survive today
The Fascinating—and Harrowing—Tale of the First Japanese American to Publish a Book of Fiction
After his incarceration during WWII, Toshio Mori released a collection of short stories based on his experiences as a second generation Asian immigrant
See Fantastical Maps From 'Game of Thrones,' 'Lord of the Rings' and More
In honor of the centennial of James Joyce's 'Ulysses,' a San Marino, California exhibition takes museumgoers on a literary journey
You Could Own the Landmark That Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh's 'Poohsticks Bridge'
Built in 1907, the structure—expected to sell for between $54,000 and $81,000—is newly rebuilt and restored
Imagining a Different History for Africa Through Art
Toyin Ojih Odutola conjures a world that might have been
Can Climate Fiction Writers Reach People in Ways That Scientists Can't?
A new subgenre of science fiction leans on the expertise of biologists and ecologists to imagine a scientifically plausible future Earth
The True History Behind Amazon Prime's 'Underground Railroad'
The adaptation of Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize–winning novel reimagines the eponymous trail to freedom as an actual train track