Literature

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of literature.

Exclusive articles about Literature

8 books to lift you out of darkness

When Shaka Senghor (Watch: Shaka Senghor: Why your worst deeds don’t define you) was nineteen, he shot and killed a man — and was sentenced to spend the second nineteen years of...

What happens when we read poetry?

In an ode to the art of odes, poetry critic Stephen Burt demonstrates through lyrical explication that the practice of poetry is tied to being human. Says Burt, “The patterns in...

Video playlists about Literature

Talks for when you wish you had time to read

7 talks • 1h 44m
When you’re just too busy to curl up with a good book, these talks bring the beauty of literature in audio form.

Talks about Literature