Tag Archives: Literature

Vonnegut Lives!

Four years after his death, the often dark, sometimes antic, and frequently clairvoyant ideas of this great American novelist are suddenly more relevant than ever. ... More

The Death Voyage by Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, turns 151 years old this month. One of the several stories he wrote for the Post is “The Death Voyage,” the tale of a German naval disaster in World War I. ... More

Where the Wild Things Were

Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of the classic children’s book Where the Wild Things Are, has spent his career bringing life to stories, including this 1968 short fable by Isaac Bashevis Singer. See for yourself. ... More

Do Americans Get Second Chances?

We can’t let September pass by without noting the birthday (September 24th) of one of its greatest contributors. F. Scott Fitzgerald published 69 of his short stories in our magazine between 1920 and 1937. He was the defining voice of the Jazz-Age generation—probably, as some have argued, because he invented it. Americans read his stories avidly, savoring their technical brilliance and looking for explanations for the brash, frantic young adults who were so unlike their parents. ... More