Season 1

Explore why we love to read with video essayist Lindsay Ellis!

Video thumbnail: It's Lit! Why did they make me read this in High School?

It's Lit!

Why did they make me read this in High School?

Why are some books required reading in high school while others are lost to history?

Why did they make me read this in High School?

Video thumbnail: It's Lit! How Fantasy Reflects Our World

It's Lit!

How Fantasy Reflects Our World

Fantasy novels are more than just hundreds of pages worth of swords and magic!

How Fantasy Reflects Our World

Video thumbnail: It's Lit! An Ode to the Romance Novel

It's Lit!

An Ode to the Romance Novel

Love it or hate it, the romance novel is the highest grossing literary genre.

An Ode to the Romance Novel

Video thumbnail: It's Lit! Why Sci Fi is a Mirror on Society

It's Lit!

Why Sci Fi is a Mirror on Society

The origin story of science fiction is shaped throughout several centuries.

Why Sci Fi is a Mirror on Society

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It's Lit!

The Evolution of YA

Lindsay Ellis explores how Young Adult Fiction carved a place in publishing .

The Evolution of YA

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