Browsing: Literature

Dystopian worlds are decidedly unlike our own – totalitarian, dehumanizing, frightening, often futuristic. The job of their creators, then, is to imagine a hellish world and put it on paper, in writing that somehow makes its existence terrifyingly plausible. A great opening line serves as the initial, horrifying bridge between our world and an author’s…

We like to think of children’s book authors as sweet and wholesome, since these are the people helping to mold young minds. You wouldn’t expect anything but sunshine and rainbows from someone who writes about talking rabbits learning how to share, after all. But the dark reality is, many of your favorite children’s book authors…

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