The writers at TIME are not as old as you think. Here are the kids’ and young-adult books we cherished in our younger years.
You write a book, you get to the end, and then it’s like—meh, I’ll just pick one of the letters of the alphabet for the title.
This week, the trilogy climbed the American Library Association’s most “challenged” works list. TIME looked at other bowdlerized books.
TIME rounds up the classic texts that have monopolized school reading lists for decades.
There’s something satisfying in imagining the end of the world. These ten books did it best.
TIME’s Lev Grossman selects the decade’s finest literature, from a book about dueling magicians to one about dueling family members.
In an interview with TIME, the prolific author reflected on his ten most monstrously large books.
On Aug. 31, Disney announced it would acquire the comic-book publisher Marvel for $4 billion. But the Mouse gets more than just the rights to Spider-man, The X-Men and other bankable superheroes: it also inherits Marvel’s vast …
Watchmen is one of TIME’s Top 100 Novels. Book critic Lev Grossman picks nine other graphic novels to join it in the pantheon.
American literary legend John Updike died in 2009. TIME chose the prolific author’s most memorable works.
As Banned Books Week begins, TIME looks at 10 works considered too sexy, profane or anti-religious by school systems across the U.S.
From medieval and gothic romances to recent classics, the politics of love transcend time.
Critics Lev Grossman and Richard Lacayo pick the 100 best English-language novels published since 1923—the beginning of TIME.