This is the epic story of how a humble, comic-loving boy from Jersey became the modern, high king of fantasy. Best known for the Game of Thrones TV series, George R. R. Martin has — over the decades — "rewritten the book" on sci-fi, horror and fandom in ways few authors could. Come and discover the reason Time magazine named him "one of the most influential people in the... [click here for more]
A common misconception is that professors who use popular culture and fantasy in the classroom have abandoned the classics, yet in a variety of contexts--high school, college freshman composition, senior seminars, literature, computer science, philosophy and politics--fantasy materials can expand and enrich an established curriculum.
The new essays in this book combine analyses of popular television... [click here for more]
The Enchiridion, or Hero's Handbook, is an ancient Stoic tome of wisdom, now available in this new, illustrated translation, in modern, conversational English. This 2nd century guide to living the good life consists of 52 timeless lessons, ranging from how to deal with the death of a loved one, to whether or not to catcall women (spoiler: don't). This translation is available as a free PDF, or as... [click here for more]