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19 Great TV Dramas on Amazon Prime Video

From spies to motorbike gangs, gangsters to Cylons, here are 19 recommended TV dramas currently available on Amazon Prime Video. • facebook <br>• twitter …

TV

50 of the Greatest Characters in Literature – Page 19

<b>Princess Cimorene, The Enchanted Forest Chronicles, Patricia C. Wrede</b><p>Here’s the deal: Princess Cimorene <i>hates</i> embroidering, hair-curling, and learning …

Literature

Here Are The 2018 Pulitzer Prize Winners For Letters And Drama

Andrew Sean Greer won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for Less; Martyna Majok's Cost of Living took home the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

5 Books To Read If You’re Missing "Game Of Thrones"

Five books set in worlds that are frozen over, and where that setting becomes central to each character's state of being.<p>I don't come from a place where it snows. I live in San Francisco, where it's basically the same temperature all year long — always mild, always temperate, with a hint of blue …

18 Dystopian Novels That Will Definitely, 100% Blow Your Mind

The future is dark, disturbing, and thrilling to read.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

17 Fantastic Memoirs We Think You'll Love

*Adds all these books to cart.*

Books

What Book Makes You Want To Travel?

When novels inspire your greatest wanderlust.

Books

The "Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark" Books Are Still Scary AF, Just BTW

Making nightmares at the Scholastic Book Fair since the '80s.<p><b>*WARNING*</b> This post is filled with spoilers for these stories, so if you're concerned about being spoiled on books from the '80s...proceed with caution.<p><b>What it's about</b>: The original <i>Sixth Sense</i>, this incredibly short story involves a man …

This Is What It’s Like To Be A Classical Musician

In an excerpt from Aja Gabel's novel The Ensemble, Jana is trying to lead her quartet to greatness — but a much older famous violinist might be getting in the way.<p><b>It’s a love story,</b> the famous violinist had said, and even though Jana knew it was not, those were the words that knocked around her …

This Is What It's Like When Your Home Is A War Zone

"I woke up and the city was theirs." (An excerpt from Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian Civil War by Marwan Hisham and Molly Crabapple.)<p>Bullets shattered my sleep.<p>In Raqqa, Syria, we were used to shooting. Bullets sang their weary tune several times a week, like a hit song overplayed on …

What If You Could Take Memories Out Of Your Mind?

In this excerpt from Mem, memories exist as vacant clones, removed from the people who no longer want them — but Dolores Extract #1 wants a life of her own.<p><b>On Monday, the Professor learned</b> that the dowager had three memories to extract. They were all to be taken at once, three fond recollections …

Writer Tom Wolfe Has Died At 88

The author of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test and The Bonfire of the Vanities was a pioneer of New Journalism.<p>Tom Wolfe, the white suit–wearing author of classic works like <i>The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test</i> and <i>The Bonfire of the Vanities</i>, has died. He was 88.<p>His death was confirmed to BuzzFeed News by …

30 Summer Books To Get Excited About

Any book is a beach read if you read it on a beach.

How Many Shakespeare Plays Can You Name?

C'mon English majors, you got this!

Celebrated Author Philip Roth Has Died At 85

The prolific literary giant won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1998, as well as most of literature's other top awards.<p>Novelist Philip Roth has died at age 85, his representatives confirmed Tuesday night.<p>A literary icon, Roth was one of the most celebrated American authors of his generation, …

When You’re An Introvert With A Crush, The Tiniest Things Mean Everything

In this excerpt from A Place For Us, 13-year-old Hadia knows she's just one of Abbas Ali's many admirers — but that doesn't make their interactions any less meaningful.<p><b>Hadia is thirteen</b> and sitting on the top of a picnic table painted red, loosening the knot of her scarf and watching the boys from …

Answer 9 Questions And We'll Tell You 9 New Books To Read

Because, unfortunately, it's (almost) impossible to read them all.

Universal Pictures

19 Beautiful Photos Of Libraries That Prove They're The Last Good Place In This World

Treat yo shelves.<p>Speaking to BuzzFeed, Silver explained, "As a photographer who appreciates and photographs architecture, I have always been fascinated with libraries ever since I was a kid and went to the NY Public Library on 5th Avenue in Manhattan. Now, as a travel photographer, I set out to …

Only A True Harry Potter Expert Can Name ALL The Hogwarts Subjects In Three Minutes

No Felix Felicis allowed!

Only True Book Lovers Will Score 100% On This Quiz

Are you 100?

Quizzes

13 Mind-Blowing Dystopian Novels We Think You’ll Love

May the odds be ever in your favor.

Two photos that perfectly sum up the state of global leadership in 2018

The rhetoric that China is poised to fill the global leadership vacuum left by Donald Trump’s “America First” policy was represented in a visually compelling way over the weekend.<p>At the annual G7 summit, held this year in Canada, Trump clashed with fellow world leaders over tariffs and trade, and …

China

The most popular Broadway show the year you were born

Musicals are no longer for just for theater geeks and grandparents with season passes to the local performing arts center. Today, people of all ages are lining up to see the latest Broadway productions. Even teenagers have musical tastes so diverse that their Spotify playlists include everything …

Justify Wins Horse Racing’s Triple Crown: Pictures

The surreal swirls of ocean plankton blooms, seen from space

Yes, those are clouds you’re seeing, but they’re not floating over the sea—they’re under it.<p>Phytoplankton and algae inhabit bodies of water around the world. When clusters of the tiny plants multiply near the ocean’s surface, where light is plentiful and the water is warmer, they change how light …

Space

Springing into the kayak fishing season – Jackson Kayak Tip of the Week

<b>By Aaron Stigar</b><p>Springtime is the best time. Everything turns from brown to green. Nature awakens from its months-long slumber. Plants poke their …

Fishing

3 Tips for Securing Bass Fishing Baits and Rigs

It’s perhaps something that not a lot of anglers give great thought to, they should. Moving to another spot means stowing rods, but just laying them …

Fishing