How we might make ourselves smarter in the future
What in Lev and Austin Grossman's upbringing led them both to make a life in writing?
Do frats create future leaders, or simply attract them?
A recent interview with author Claire Messud raises questions about how gender affects reading.
Holmes is often portrayed as a mechanical logician, but his approach to solving mysteries actually depends more on outside-the-box thinking.
There's no telling why a great book might become a lousy movie, or why a film version of an "unfilmable" novel might be a classic.
British English, American English, Noah Webster English, or 'New Yorker' English? Let's just pick one and stick with it.
Jonah Lehrer's discredited "Imagine" has vanished from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and his publisher's website. Why that's bad news for readers.
How to respond when a writers try to retract beloved poems, novels, and plays
How sayings from books, movies, and speeches get misremembered
An adult reflects on the valuable lessons of "The Little Prince," "Alice in Wonderland," and "Winnie-the-Pooh."