The Child Genius Poised to Become a Great Novelist—But Then She Disappeared

Barbara Newhall Follett published her first novel in 1927, at the age of 12. At 25, she went missing, never to be seen again.


Why Wait for the Movie: More Video Games Should Be Based On Books

'MaddAddam' and 'Cloud Atlas' could both make for brilliant games, and yet they went the way of TV and movies first, respectively.


The Beauty and Moral Ambiguity of Bullfighting

"When you come home, it's like you've been to the moon because there's no point in telling anybody. They don't understand."


Emily Gould's New Novel 'Friendship' Reads Like a Young Adult Novel About Adult Problems

We sat down with Emily Gould to discuss her new book and her online feminist bookstore, Emily Books.