Mini book reports from your favorite bloggers and editors here at JSTOR Daily.
While queer YA has exploded over the past decade, it began in the middle of the 20th century, with the first kiss in 1969.
Writer and academic, teacher and activist. Read and share some of her foundational work.
The hero/king/god isn’t dead, he’s just sleeping, often under a mountain, waiting for the day his people really need him.
Fictional evil creatures might be more nuanced—and have more to teach us—than has long seemed.
Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala left behind a one-of-a-kind object that undermines the crónicas de Indias.
Aphrodisiac and contraceptive, enflaming and cooling, the pomegranate was a balancing act, mediating between opposing states.
There’s nothing like curling up with a good book and a soft cat. Even better is a book with a cat in it.
Larsen's 1930 story "Sanctuary" had a similar plot to an earlier British story. So what? Perhaps the tale never really belonged to either writer.
Frank Herbert’s novel isn't just about space messiahs, giant sandworms, and trippy space drugs. At its core, the sci-fi epic is about ecology.