Mark Twain’s Illustrated Advice to Little Girls

It is unknown whether it was Mark Twain's actual intention for little girls to read this humorous short story published in 1867, and with selections like "You should ever bear in mind that it is to your kind parents that you are indebted for your food," we think it's safe to say this work wasn't ever meant to be… » 7/19/11 1:02pm 7/19/11 1:02pm

Why Isn't Anne Shirley Worth of Huck Finn Status?

Many of your editors loved the Anne of Green Gables series when they were younger — and, really, who didn't? She was smart and a bit of a fuck-up but she always tried to do the right thing, made her own family, got an education and snagged the cutest boy in town. Eventually, if you made it all the way through Rilla of… » 7/09/08 3:30pm 7/09/08 3:30pm