The Tambora-Frankenstein myth silences Shelley's critique of science.
The group seemed to be doing all of the right things to diversify its ranks. It wasn't enough.
Is a 19th-century French author’s cosmic joke turning into a real-life global nightmare?
Boris Johnson's adviser is asking job applicants to give him their all. And in return? He'll fire them on the spot if they don't fit in.
A list of 5 great reads for young critical thinkers and the adults in their lives — in time for holiday gift-giving.
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Reading books from people with diverse backgrounds is good for kids.
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African literary prizes are slowly becoming more relevant and richer, thanks to writers organising on the continent.
When writing for adults, authors look towards capturing the five senses – sight, sounds, touch, taste and smell. When writing for children, however, writers should apply these story senses.
We compiled a list of the 15 most commonly cited books taught by English teachers we surveyed. It contains only two Australian writers, neither of which are Indigenous.
Stories like 'Romeo and Juliet,' 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Jane Eyre' are still relevant today.
The Southern Ocean, as artists have uncovered, is also a treasure trove of cultural narratives.
Our responsibility to consider how the future might look for generations to come requires imagination.
The author has returned to Gilead, 35 years after the original novel was published.
If you were in charge of the new parliamentary book club, what Australian book would you want your representative to read? Our experts weigh in.
Memorising poetry is a kind of long-term investment. To take a poem with us so we can truly know it, we must know it by heart.
In some ways, perhaps Morrison is even more relevant in South African universities today than she's ever been.
In her creative and critical work, Toni Morrison sought to remap the contours of American literature and culture.
While clear-eyed about the country's injustices, Melville never succumbed to cynicism. On the author's bicentennial, American readers could use a dose of his ability to fuse realism with idealism.