Novels Help Us Evolve Socially [Book Nerd News]


Literature is a catalyst for behavioral evolution [via New Scientist]

Huge collection from the infamous Gotham Mart given to UPenn [via Poets & Writers]

PostSecret can’t compare to the Library of Secrets [via The Independent]

We’re a few weeks into the New Year, but it’s still not too late for an ambitious reading list [via The Guardian]

Writers, possibly disappointed by the much-anticipated inaugural poem, direct their praise toward the prose style of President Obama [via LAT]