Sophie Gilbert examines the original story of Arsène Lupin for The Atlantic.
Discover—or rediscover—literary brilliance with these 5 Black authors.
Happy new year! Today is Public Domain Day and this year, copyrighted works from 1925 are free for all (subject to exceptions).
Novelist Toni Morrison looked back on her youth, family and her newest book, "Jazz" in a 1993 interview with Charlie Rose.
Maroscheck—a German graphic design student—created a design volume of shapes in response to a world dominated by AI.
These 24 anti-racist books are essential reading, with 19 books chosen by Open Culture readers and 5 by us.
What started out as a comical article on literature turned into a look at the pervasive world of publishing.
Behind a silver cover lies the purple pages of Codex Argenteus, an enigmatic bible from 6th century Germany.
As the series inches towards its finale, here's an infographic showing how the Game of Thrones books fed into the shows.
The likes of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton are open to public domain reinterpretation.
Airports are fascinating places.
Atlas Obscura has written a brilliant article about a Japanese women's magazine called Seitō.
With a name like Codex Seraphinianus, it's no surprise it features peculiar drawings. There are plenty of weird and indecipherable texts in history. But one of the most curious texts in recent times is the Codex Seraphinianus. Published in 1981, the codex was written by Italian artist, architect and industrial designer Luigi Serafini over a …
An amazing photobook of Prince is out now.
A book about cats and how they talk. What's not to like?