What's The Saddest Book You've Ever Read?

Reading an incredibly sad book is a peculiar experience — you're mad at the writer for making you feel this way, but at the same time you're hooked on each tear-jerking page. Habitual readers know this masochistic feeling well, and most reserve a special, melancholy place in their hearts for the saddest books they've… » 5/13/11 2:20pm 5/13/11 2:20pm

10 Not-Trashy (But Totally Entertaining) Beach Reads

You asked, we answered! If you're getting a sugar crash from trashy-reading but still want to spend the remaining summer months with a completely absorbing book, you're in luck: We've assembled 10 of our all-time favorite respectable page-turners! » 7/26/10 4:36pm 7/26/10 4:36pm

David Foster Wallace: A Fellow Of Infinite Jest

Many of you have already read that writer David Foster Wallace was found dead » 9/15/08 2:40pm 9/15/08 2:40pm on Saturday, having hanged himself in his Claremont, California home. Some of you are probably deeply saddened by this news, while others are wondering who Wallace was. This post is for both groups.David Foster Wallace was a novelist,…