To celebrate Alison Bechdel’s highly anticipated new release, Are You My Mother?, TIME looks back at other unforgettable …
Download TIME’s Populist iPad App and See All of Our Pop Culture Lists
In mid-October, when we re-launched this entertainment site, we also struck out into the wild world of tablet apps.
TIME Populist, available for the iPad (download here), took all of the Top 10, 15, 25 and 100 lists that we …
Top 10 Literary Sidekicks
The new Sherlock Holmes movie features Jude Law as an action-star Watson. TIME takes a look at nine of literatures other great comrades.
All-TIME 100 Nonfiction Books
Politics and war, science and sports, memoir and biography — there’s a great big world of nonfiction books out there just waiting to be read. We picked the 100 best and most influential written in English since 1923, the …
Top 10 Kids’ Book Series We Miss
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.
Top 10 Books with One-Letter Titles
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.
The Hunger Games Reaches Another Milestone: Top 10 Censored Books
This week, the trilogy climbed the American Library Association’s most “challenged” works list. TIME looked at other bowdlerized books.
Top 10 Books You Were Forced to Read in School
TIME rounds up the classic texts that have monopolized school reading lists for decades.
Top 10 Post-Apocalyptic Books
There’s something satisfying in imagining the end of the world. These ten books did it best.
Top 10 Novels of the 2000s
TIME’s Lev Grossman selects the decade’s finest literature, from a book about dueling magicians to one about dueling family members.
Stephen King on His 10 Longest Novels
In an interview with TIME, the prolific author reflected on his ten most monstrously large books.
Top 10 Graphic Novels
Watchmen is one of TIME’s Top 100 Novels. Book critic Lev Grossman picks nine other graphic novels to join it in the pantheon.
Top 10 John Updike Books
American literary legend John Updike died in 2009. TIME chose the prolific author’s most memorable works.