Check Out The First-Edition Covers Of Some Of The Greatest Novels Of…

Hey, it's another book-themed off-topic! This time around we've got something particularly musty, and particularly cool. Flavorwire has assembled images of the first-edition covers of 25 of the most famous classic books of all time. » 8/28/12 10:30pm 8/28/12 10:30pm

Is That A Tiger In Your Boat Or Are You Just Glad To See Me

I had mixed feelings when I heard that they were making a film adaptation of Yann Martel lovely little book Life of Pi. I remembered reading that book right when I first moved to San Francisco in 2003—there was a period of time when 50% of the people on the bus were either reading it or The DaVinci Code. » 7/26/12 10:30pm 7/26/12 10:30pm

I'll Never Forget Solving Mysteries With Encyclopedia Brown

I grew up with Encyclopedia Brown. He was my kind of hero, a kid who beat the bad guys not with brawn or physical skill, but with his mind. When I was around ten years old (I'm approximating), I used to devour every story of Leroy "Encyclopedia" Brown, his partner Sally, his nemesis Bugs Meany and the many kids and… » 7/16/12 10:30pm 7/16/12 10:30pm

The Time Mario Was Knocked Out, Thrown In A Sack And Eaten

I bet you always thought that when Mario died in a Mario game, he simply magically jumped towards the screen. Little did you know that there were many grizzlier fates that could have befallen him. » 7/12/12 3:30pm 7/12/12 3:30pm

I Haven't Read Enough of These 'Must-Read' Books. Have You?

Between films, comics, tv, and a professional-grade diet of video games, I don't have nearly as much time to read novels as I once did. It's a real drag. » 6/15/12 10:30pm 6/15/12 10:30pm