Baz Luhrmann's extravagant adaptation of The Great Gatsby makes two fatal and contradictory errors of adaptation.
Biographies, nonfiction, novels, comics — this is where Monkey See books coverage comes together.
A new book features a dog who tells you quite honestly that he read a book he should not have read.
A new book from the original MTV VJs underscores how revolutionary spinning records on television wasn't.
Our comics blogger rounds up a long list of comics you may be able to find for free this weekend at your local comics shop and tells you which ones might work best for you.
Our comics blogger examines the controversy surrounding the decision not to release an issue of the popular SAGA series for Apple devices.
It can be dangerous to mess with success, but Harry Potter trade paperbacks are getting new covers this fall.
A new book chronicles the antics of hard-partying literary giants like Jack Kerouac and Dorothy Parker. But underneath the misbehavior there is a quieter — and much more admirable — story of perseverance.
Bruce. Clark. Lois. Dick. What happens when fictional characters hang around long after their given name falls out of common use? Statistics provide a nerdy clue.
Written and Illustrated by Jon Klassen, This Is Not My Hat tells the story of a little fish on the run after stealing a small, blue hat from a slumbering big fish. Runners-up for the medal included a tribute to the color green and a tale of colorful yarn in a black-and-white world.
As poet Jean Sprackland told NPR's Scott Simon, a poem you learn by heart becomes a part of you. In that case, choosing what works to memorize is a big decision. We have 10 suggestions, based on the Poetry By Heart anthology; what would you recommend?
We run down 50 favorite pop culture moments of last year, from television to film to books.
Glen Weldon wraps up his 2012 review with four graphic novels that cover territory from kids with secrets to ghosts in graveyards to a difficult experience in the art world.
Our comics bloggers shines a spotlight on his 5 favorite ongoing comics series, including an apocalyptic eco-thriller, a swooning space opera, and a smart, witty superhero book for people who hate superheroes.
PBS remixes another of its iconic shows, and this time, it's all about books.
Now that Clark Kent's abandoning print journalism for the web, our comics blogger ruminates on the reasons for his decision, and wonders where it might lead.