Tom Wolfe's new book accidentally rehashes an age-old question: does scientific progress nullify beauty? What's the relationship between science and art?
The Phantom Tollbooth is one book JSTOR Daily readers told us they remember fondly from childhood.
If you think “poison” when you think Agatha Christie, you’re dead on. Many of her novels feature poison. But did you know Dame Agatha was also a pharmacist?
What don't you know about the famous children's book author?
This week the beloved magical realist author Gabriel García Márquez was put on Colombia's 50,000 peseta bill.
French playwright Alfred Jarry and his famous play, "Ubu Roi" may have created the angsty artist archetype we know today.
Are written and spoken language really two different things?
Our Friday Reads: a new book by Belle Boggs called The Art of Waiting.
The Voynich Manuscript has mesmerized people ever since the man it's named after, bibliophile Wilfred Voynich, brought it up for sale in 1912.
A new book out this week, and related content you won’t find anywhere else. Young author Forrest Leo‘s ...