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The cyberpunk genre made Japan the face of a technologically advanced and bleakly capitalist future. But why?
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The once wildly popular book series is now 25 years old. Here’s what Animorphs taught kids about growing up, morality, and war.
The story of the Scorpion and the Frog brings to light some of the darkest parts of human nature. Take a deeper dive into the fable that’s been popping up all over popular media.
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Langston Hughes’s “Not Without Laughter” applies the renowned Harlem Renaissance poet’s energetic style to a powerful coming of age story set in the Jim Crow era.
While Dr. Seuss is widely known for his imagination, it seems that the truffula trees from The Lorax came from real-world inspiration.
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The Russian author is a master of experimentation and wit. The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol give you a full survey of his range and talent in storytelling.
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