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Summer reading: 5 books on the joys and challenges of LGBTQ...

Jonathan Alexander, University of California, Irvine In recognition of LGBT Pride Month, The Conversation reached out to Jonathan Alexander...

Can Bionic Reading make you a speed reader? Not so fast

Lauren M. Singer Trakhman, University of Maryland What if something as simple as bolding parts of a word could...

The chattering classes got the ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ book wrong – and...

Lisa R. Pruitt, University of California, Davis Film critics have had nary a good word to say about Netflix’s new movie “Hillbilly Elegy.” Reviewers varyingly called...

How popular culture hobbles protest movements

Chauncey Maher, Dickinson College In response to the anti-racism protests that have erupted across the U.S., many Americans are saying they agree with the goals...

Perfection comes at a price in latest adaptation of Austen’s ‘Emma’

Inger S. B. Brodey, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The latest film adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic “Emma” is a visual feast of...

What ‘Walden’ can tell us about social distancing and focusing on...

Robert M. Thorson, University of Connecticut Seeking to bend the coronavirus curve, governors and mayors have told millions of Americans to stay home. If you’re...

Why do teachers make us read old stories?

Elisabeth Gruner, University of Richmond ...

3 ways that big data reveals what you really like to...

Anjana Susarla, Michigan State University Anyone who’s watched “Bridget Jones’s Diary” knows one of her New Year’s resolutions is “Not go out every night but...

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