Joanna Scutts

Writer & editor | Associate journal editor @PENAmerican | Writer for @biographile and @BookWorld | Part-time faculty @NYUGallatin | Mine's a Negroni.


Vertically challenged

Buzzfeed launches a books section. WTF?


This week, Buzzfeed launched a books section—quietly, like in a library—which might at first seem like an odd fit for the blaring-yellow-buttoned home of LOL, OMG, and WTF?! Buzzfeed exists to keep you reading Buzzfeed: clicking through slideshows, sharing lists, leaping from the weird to the wonderful…


200 years…


Pride & Prejudice

As a kid I had three Jane Austen books on my shelf: clothbound editions with gold-embossed titles, thick, rough-edged pages, tiny, upright…