Loving Poetry with Robert Pinsky’s Singing School

By Caitlin O’Hara On love, on grief, on every human thing, Time sprinkles Lethe’s water with his wing. -Walter Savage […]

Looking back: Wharton, Fitzgerald, and Ourselves

By Caitlin O’Hara Think of favorite endings of books that really resonate: Levin and his revelation towards goodness at the end […]

CUBA – WHAT NOW? WHAT NEXT?

Destination: Cuba Dates: April 13-24, 2016 For more information on this trip please contact Literary Traveler. 1-855-LIT-TRVL Readings: Secret Inventory of Havana […]

Holden Caulfield in Winter Manhattan

by Jennifer Ciotta,   Holden Caulfield generates so much inspirational buzz, he needs no introduction.  This immortal character, star of […]

Jurassic World: Why the Least Believable Character is not Indominus Rex

By Amanda Festa Jurassic World is a fantastically fun movie and anyone who wants to escape life and the heat […]

The 2015 Literary Fauxscars: The Results are In!

Every year, the staff of Literary Traveler has a lot of fun watching and discussing the year’s best (and not-so-great) […]

Current Events and the Big Screen: ‘Rosewater’ and the Arab Spring

By Haley Houseman. Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show encourages us to take our current events with both seriousness and levity, but […]

‘American Sniper’ and the Problem of Adapting Memoir

By Antoinette Weil As American Sniper settles into the throne of top-grossing war movie of all time, the controversy surrounding the […]

The Hundred-Foot Journey: Comforts of Food and Home

By Haley Houseman The Hundred-Foot Journey is as much about the homes we carry with us, as it is about […]

The Theory of Everything: An Imperfect Romance of Love and Science

By Alex Nicoll The Theory of Everything begins with a scene of Stephen Hawking riding a bicycle. This image is […]