Why Do People Think Huck Finn Is Racist?S2 Ep24 |It is considered one of the great American novels and one of the most frequently banned.
Don’t Know Much About BEOWULF? Nobody Does!S2 Ep22 |We take a look at this Epic Poem and follow its long, winding journey.
To Kill, To Kill a Mockingbird?S2 Ep23 |it is one of the trademark texts of the American school system by Harper Lee’s
The Unappreciated Female Writers Who Invented the NovelS2 Ep21 |Amatory fiction was a genre of fiction was created by… ladies.
Octavia Butler, The Grand Dame of Science FictionS2 Ep20 |She is one of the most prolific and important Black authors in the genre.
Jane Eyre: Why We Keep Reading It (Feat. Princess Weekes)S2 Ep19 |After 175 years after its publication, here's why we're still dissecting Jane Eyre.
How Manga Took Over American BookshelvesS2 Ep18 |Astro Boy, Dragon Ball, Akira, Sailor Moon, Demon Slayer, Death Note.
What's in a (Pen) Name? (Feat. Princess Weekes)S2 Ep17 |The nom de plume has a long and proud history in the literary world.
Unraveling the Myth of Ernest HemingwayS2 Ep16 |Ernest Hemingway and the myth of a hero.
The Beauty and Anguish of Les Misérables!On this special episode of It’s Lit! we explore how Les Mis became both a national anthem.
About It's Lit!
It’s Lit! is a series of smart, funny video essays from PBS Digital Studios about our favorite books and why we love to read. Hosted by Lindsay Ellis, the series delves into topics like the evolution of YA, how science fiction mirrors our own anxieties, and why the book is sometimes just a _bit_ better than the movie.