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Literature is the art of written works. The two most basic written literary categories include fiction and non-fiction, although "literature" in popular use can also mean a sub-genre of fiction called literary fiction.

Most Read This Week Tagged "Literature"

How to be both
A Brief History of Seven Killings
The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher
Chess Story
Wolf Winter
At the Water's Edge
How To Be a Heroine
When Books Went to War: The Stories that Helped Us Win World War II
The Room
The Laughing Monsters
Us Conductors
The Year of Reading Dangerously: How Fifty Great Books (and Two Not-So-Great Ones) Saved My Life
The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
What We See When We Read
The Buried Giant
The Lives of Others
Wittgenstein Jr
So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures
Oorlog en terpentijn
Binary Star
Bleeding Edge
The Residue Years
The Dog
The Mathematician's Shiva
Kinder Than Solitude
The Moor's Account
The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books
Foreign Gods, Inc.
Loitering: New and Collected Essays
The Turnip Princess and Other Newly Discovered Fairy Tales
In the Light of What We Know: A Novel
The Pale King
My Life in Middlemarch
An Appetite for Violets
Can't and Won't: Stories
Cat Out of Hell
The Transcriptionist: A Novel
Bonita Avenue
While Mortals Sleep: Unpublished Short Fiction
The Anatomy of Dreams
At Night We Walk in Circles
Last Winter We Parted
Our Lady of the Nile
The Isle of Youth: Stories
My Favorite Things
Het hout
The Heroine's Bookshelf: Life Lessons, from Jane Austen to Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Third Reich
A Jane Austen Education: How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter
Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh
By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review
Bathing the Lion
The Man with the Compound Eyes
The Woman Who Lost Her Soul
La Superba
Jane Austen's England
Burnt Tongues
I Refuse: A Novel
The Illicit Happiness of Other People
Post voor mevrouw Bromley
The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction
O Meu Irmão
Jane Austen Cover to Cover: 200 Years of Classic Book Covers
Samsa in Love
The Islanders
When I Was a Child I Read Books
Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction
A Meal in Winter
Gelukkige slaven
The Corpse Exhibition: And Other Stories of Iraq
The Time Traveler's Almanac
Ten Years in the Tub: A Decade Soaking in Great Books
What Matters in Jane Austen?: Twenty Crucial Puzzles Solved
Il nero e l'argento
Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, & Other Typographical Marks
Conservation of Shadows
Amba: Sebuah Novel
The Qualities of Wood
Reizen zonder John: op zoek naar Amerika
There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister's Husband, and He Hanged Himself: Love Stories
The Childhood of Jesus
The Novel Cure: From Abandonment to Zestlessness: 751 Books to Cure What Ails You
A God in Every Stone
The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses
The Wandering Falcon
A Little Life
Arctic Summer
In a Strange Room
Point Omega
Birthday Stories

Mallory Ortberg
Mallory Ortberg Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters
Her debut, Texts from Jane Eyre, climbs into the minds of our favorite characters—from Hamlet to Nancy Drew—and imagines the hilarious text messages they might exchange.
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Cassandra Clare
Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.
Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

Ishmael Reed
No one says a novel has to be one thing. It can be anything it wants to be, a vaudeville show, the six o’clock news, the mumblings of wild men saddled by demons.
Ishmael Reed, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down

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