Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds

Research suggests that recall of plot after using an e-reader is poorer than with traditional books

August 19, 2014, 18:14
‘Kreutzer Sonata Variations’ Has a Scorned Wife’s Rebuttal

Tolstoy’s spouse, Sophia, wrote two novellas in reply to his story “The Kreutzer Sonata,” works that will be included in “The Kreutzer Sonata Variations,” from Yale University Press.

August 19, 2014, 23:36
New Spider-Woman comic cover condemned for 'blatant sexualisation' New Spider-Woman comic cover condemned for 'blatant sexualisation'

An erotic artist's variant cover for forthcoming Marvel series described as designed 'for horny men only'

August 21, 2014, 13:33
10 beautiful Australian libraries in pictures 10 beautiful Australian libraries  in pictures

Craigieburn library in Hume, Victoria has been named public library of the year following a cross-continent competition by the Danish Agency for Culture. Judges called it a democratic meeting place, open to diversity and interaction. From opulent state buildings to state-of-the-art university architecture, here are nine more amazing libraries across Australia which would you add to the list?

August 20, 2014, 3:26
The best books of 2014 The best books of 2014

The must-read novels, memoirs and history books released in 2014 so far

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Bookends: Can Writing Be Taught?

Rivka Galchen and Zoë Heller discuss whether writing can be taught.

August 19, 2014, 16:00
The 17 best young adult books of 2014 The 17 best young adult books of 2014

The must-read young adult fiction (YA) novels released in 2014 so far

August 20, 2014, 11:50
Malala Yousafzai: By the Book

The activist and co-author of “I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World” relished “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” the first book she read in the hospital when recovering from an attack by the Taliban.

August 19, 2014, 20:16
Ten things you should know about HP Lovecraft Ten things you should know about HP Lovecraft

Howard Phillips Lovecraft was born on this day in 1890. We celebrate his birthday with 10 titbits about the father of weird and wonderful horror

August 20, 2014, 15:22
Books of The Times: ‘We Are Not Ourselves,’ an Intense Family Story

Matthew Thomas’s devastating debut novel, “We Are Not Ourselves,” is a starkly honest, intimate family story with the power to rock you to your core.

August 21, 2014, 23:08