Tao Lin, alt-lit mainstay, author of seven novels and contributor to Thought Catalog, Vice, The Stranger, and other publications has been accused of statutory rape and abuse by the person he dated when she was only 16 and he was 22.
Since everyone's always breaking up over Christmas, let's
gain inspiration for our relationship's final words from our bookish brethren.
Do any non-teenage women actually like Jack Kerouac's On The Road? At least one woman does: The Millions' Stephanie Nikolopoulos, who was surprised to hear that most women eschew the Beat author but more than a little pleased that she would be "the vixen of the literary matchmaking board" at her local bookstore…
A new study based on over one million texts in the Google Books archive written between 1900 and 2008 found that the "he-she" gender pronoun gap has narrowed ever since Betty Friedan wrote The Feminine Mystique in 1963.