Joined: Apr 19, 2013
Joy Lanzendorfer's articles and short stories have appeared in Salon, Hotel Amerika, Entrepreneur, Writer's Digest, Necessary Fiction, Imbibe, Bust, and many others. You can follow her @JoyLanzendorfer.
Henry David Thoreau’s account of his time in the woods is much more than just fodder for motivational posters—it’s a work of transcendentalist philosophy that shaped how people see the natural world today.
More than 200 years after its publication, 'Pride and Prejudice' remains Jane Austen’s most beloved novel.
Robin Williams's portrayal of John Keating was one of his iconic roles, and this drama about boys at a prep school in 1959 still endures.
Here are the nuts and bolts about Mary Shelley's 200-year-old tale about what can go wrong when people play God.
Despite being all around us, foxes are a bit of a mystery. Here's more about this elusive animal.
A few things you might not know about the high school English class staple, which was published on this day in 1850.
The iconic actress, who passed away 50 years ago, led a life that was as colorful and tumultuous as Scarlett O'Hara's.
Even if you haven't heard of Luther Burbank, you've probably tasted his work.
The first of Maya Angelou’s seven autobiographies, 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,' deals with weighty issues like rape, identity, and racism. When it came out in 1969, it was one of the first books to honestly depict the experiences of a black woman gr
If the thought of planning Christmas dinner makes you nervous, be glad you don't have to prepare 11 different types of birds.
It’s not hard to see why so many people still love 'The Sound of Music,' even after all these years.
The writer found a hidden garden in just the way that her novel's protagonist did.