Why science-fiction writers are so good at predicting the future

Literature can be scientific

Turning complicated books into movies

The screenwriter’s role in adaptation

The “always and “never” life of Plath

Nice article on her life and work

In defense of the semicolon

Apparently not a “transvestite hermaphrodite representing absolutely nothing”

Why teach English?

A defense of the humanities

The dangers of being right

Great mix of literature, culture, and science

Does great literature make us better?

Yes, or it will at least help with our SATs

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