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Ernest Hemingway Was A Soviet Spy, Ex-CIA Author’s New Book Claims

Ernest Hemingway Was A Soviet Spy, Ex-CIA Author’s New Book Claims

According to one former Marine and CIA officer, Ernest Hemingway worked for both US and USSR intelligence during and after World War II.
21 Images Of Hunter S. Thompson, The Gonzo Writer Too Weird For This Planet

21 Images Of Hunter S. Thompson, The Gonzo Writer Too Weird For This Planet

"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me."
Quirky Traits Of Your Favorite Artists

Quirky Traits Of Your Favorite Artists

It takes some serious eccentricity to produce timeless works of art.
35 Images That Capture The Beatniks’ Heyday In New York City

35 Images That Capture The Beatniks’ Heyday In New York City

"Like, man, if you’re beat, where else is there to go but Greenwich Village, Earth? Like, it’s Endsville, man, you dig?"
Bob Dylan’s Lyrics Win Nobel Prize For Literature

Bob Dylan’s Lyrics Win Nobel Prize For Literature

Today, Bob Dylan was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” This award will now have to find room on Dylan’s mantelpiece next to his Golden Globe, Academy Award, Pulitzer, Presidential Medal of Freedom as well as his 12 Grammys....
15 Lesser-Known Kurt Vonnegut Facts That’ll Fascinate Literature Buffs

15 Lesser-Known Kurt Vonnegut Facts That’ll Fascinate Literature Buffs

The life of the acclaimed Slaughterhouse-Five author was as rich as his fictional works.
Sylvia Plath: 8 Lesser-Known Facts About The Literary Darling

Sylvia Plath: 8 Lesser-Known Facts About The Literary Darling

Eight little-known facts about the brilliant and troubled author of "The Bell Jar."
What You Don’t Know About <em>Frankenstein</em> Author Mary Shelley

What You Don’t Know About Frankenstein Author Mary Shelley

Tragedy would inform much of Shelley's work.
What We Loved This Week, Aug. 14 – 20

What We Loved This Week, Aug. 14 – 20

More peace, love, mud, and hair than you've ever seen anywhere else.
24 Timeless Henry David Thoreau Quotes That’ll Change Your Worldview

24 Timeless Henry David Thoreau Quotes That’ll Change Your Worldview

Words that'll soothe your soul and help simplify your life.
15 Leaves Of Grass Quotes That Will Inspire The Next Walt Whitman

15 Leaves Of Grass Quotes That Will Inspire The Next Walt Whitman

Whitman's words burst right off the page.