Turning Leaves and Turning Pages

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Our favorite epistolary novels

Summer Daze

Books we recommend for warm-weather days

Father Figures

Fourteen books to celebrate Father’s Day

Please, Sir, I Want Some More

Charles Dickens died 150 years ago today

Let Me Tell You a Story

Audiobooks to disappear into

Vegetables, mainly cherry tomatoes, sliced red onion, garlic, and basil, spread out on a blue background. Two wooden forks are crossed among the vegetables.

11 Culinary Books with Words to Savor

Food writing so good, you can practically taste it

Ready for a Beatdown?

The cathartic power of drumming

10 Classic Books for Cooped-Up Kids

The 12 Best British Detective Shows

Gray sweaters and cunning sleuths abound

A Tingling Spine Every Time

Some of classical music’s most sublime moments

Professor Raskolnikov at the Lectern

14 fictional characters who wouldn’t do anything by the book

Dog Days and Dog-Eared Pages

A summer reading list, Scholar-style

The Ones That Got Away

21 authors who’ve settled down in the sunny Mediterranean—and you can too!

Many Monsters or Monstrous Men—A Listicle Duel About Literary Villains

Two SCHOLAR editors clash over what books to read this Halloween season

Five Books Banned for Dubious Reasons—So You Should Definitely Read Them

Banned Books Week draws attention to free speech, intellectual freedom, and the right to quietly read a good novel

Five Pulp Favorites—And Five Literary Greats for Ballast

There’s some commercial fiction you shouldn’t feel ashamed to read on the subway … but just in case, we’ve included a few highbrow favorites to cover your tracks

Back to School Required Reading

12 Literary Campuses Worth Revisiting

14 Books to Read, Come Hell or High Water

Part two of our H₂0 series—opening the literary floodgates


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