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The Joy and Scourge of Dating David Foster Wallace Boys

Every motherf-er on the L train is a fan of Infinite Jest.

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All the Lessons Learned from Marrying Ernest Hemingway

How was it that macho Ernest Hemingway couldn’t spend a night on his own?

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Two Young, Male Writers Discuss ‘The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.’

Just like your book club, but with less wine and more boys.

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11 Must-Read Short Stories That Will Change the Way You Think About Love

These stories are very upworthy, or, as we used to say, “great.”

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In the Utopian Future, We Will Buy Each Other Books Instead Of Drinks

You can’t write your number in a drink, now can you?

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35 Sexy Literary Pickup Lines to Snare You a Book Lover

I’d Revisit your Brideshead anytime.

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32 Things You Can Tell About Your Date Based on Their Favorite Book

From Brave New World to the Bard, your favorite read says a lot about you on a date.

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Mathematicians Break Down the Great Romance of ‘Pride and Prejudice’

Love is a numbers game.

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13 Dr. Seuss Pickup Lines for Your Potential Sneech Muffin

I’ve danced with Thing 1, and held hands with Thing 2. But not a creature in Whoville compares to you.

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One Man’s Thoughts on Reading Thomas Mann While Waiting for a Date

Magic Mountain’s biggest accomplishment is relative time. So is dating’s.

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Books to Give Your Friends or Lovers

Spread the word of love with these book picks.

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NY Times ‘Modern Love’ Editor Daniel Jones Is an Expert on Matters of the Heart

What are the qualifications for writing a book about love?

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This Newly Discovered Sappho Poem Can Help You Get A Date

Unfortunately for 21st century lovers, the newly discovered work has yet to be translated into English.

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Now You Can Get A Robot To Write Shakespearian Love Sonnets For You

Robots can basically do everything now. Why not woo us with love poetry?

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This Is How You Break Up With Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway wasn’t the only writer in this relationship.

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What Big Data Can Tell Us About Modern Love and the Death of Chivalry

What can the Google Books Ngram Viewer tell us about the trajectory of modern love?

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A Book Gift Guide for Every Stage of a Relationship

Give books to the recently dumped, the newly-in-love, and more.

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All the Books I Lied About Reading to Impress Guys (and Then Read Anyway)

I approached dating the only way I knew how: by attacking it in the library.

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This Is The Worst Sex Writing of 2013

“I kissed the soft bristles in the hollow of her armpit.” Nope.

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How to Talk to a Woman: Advice from 1875

“It is extremely rude and pedantic, when engaged in general conversation, to make quotations in a foreign language.”

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