r/literature

983k subscribers


Welcome to /r/literature, a community for deeper discussions of plays, poetry, short stories, and novels. Discussions of literary criticism, literary history, literary theory, and critical theory are also welcome--strongly encouraged, even.
https://reddit.com/r/literature/
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r/Poetry
478k  subs
Big Tent sub for all poetry related discussion
https://reddit.com/r/Poetry/
r/writing
877k  subs
Discussions about the writing craft.
https://reddit.com/r/writing/
r/TrueReddit
445k  subs
A subreddit for really great, insightful articles and discussion. Please follow reddiquette, and READ THE ARTICLE before voting or discussing. Downvotes should only be used if something doesn’t contribute to intelligent discussion, not just because you disagree. Please use the report button if you see something that doesn’t belong.
https://reddit.com/r/TrueReddit/
r/TrueFilm
188k  subs
An in-depth discussion of film
https://reddit.com/r/TrueFilm/
r/books
17m  subs
This is a moderated subreddit. It is our intent and purpose to foster and encourage in-depth discussion about all things related to books, authors, genres, or publishing in a safe, supportive environment. If you're looking for help with a personal book recommendation, consult our Weekly Recommendation Thread, Suggested Reading page, or ask in r/suggestmeabook.
https://reddit.com/r/books/
This is exactly what it sounds like. In need of a good read? Let us know what you want and we guarantee you'll find a great book, or your money back.
https://reddit.com/r/booksuggestions/
The portal for public history
https://reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/
r/askphilosophy
112k  subs
/r/askphilosophy aims to provide serious, well-researched answers to philosophical questions.
https://reddit.com/r/askphilosophy/
r/Foodforthought
285k  subs
Intelligent and thought-provoking commentaries on life and culture with an emphasis on longform articles and essays that stimulate intellectual discourse.
https://reddit.com/r/Foodforthought/
r/classicalmusic
600k  subs
Whether you're a musician, a newbie, a composer or a listener, welcome. Please turn off your phone, and applaud between threads, not individual posts.
https://reddit.com/r/classicalmusic/
r/suggestmeabook
583k  subs
Need an idea what to read next? Tell us what you've enjoyed in the past, or what you're looking for, and let the community suggest a book (or books) for you to read!
https://reddit.com/r/suggestmeabook/
r/linguistics
169k  subs
**lin⋅guis⋅tics**: the scientific study of human *language* * what form does it take? * how is meaning constructed? * how is it structured? * how is it produced?
https://reddit.com/r/linguistics/
r/scifi
1m  subs
Science Fiction, or Speculative Fiction if you prefer. Fantasy too. Asimov, Bradbury, Clarke, Dick, Heinlein and other SF books. SF movies and TV shows. Fantasy stuff like Tolkien and Game of Thrones. Laser guns, space ships, and time travel. etc. Star Trek, Battlestar, Star Wars, etc.
https://reddit.com/r/scifi/
r/offbeat
477k  subs
Offbeat: funny, weird, sad, strange or quirky news that's just....just offbeat :)
https://reddit.com/r/offbeat/
r/reddit.com
818k  subs
The original subreddit, now archived.
https://reddit.com/r/reddit.com/
r/bookclub
68k  subs
Book nerds nerding Read slow, post often, re-read & repeat.
https://reddit.com/r/bookclub/
r/Fantasy
659k  subs
/r/Fantasy is the internet’s largest discussion forum for the greater Speculative Fiction genre. We welcome respectful dialogue related to speculative fiction in literature, games, film, and the wider world.
https://reddit.com/r/Fantasy/
r/printSF
56k  subs
**A place to discuss published SF**—novels, short stories, comics, images, and more. Not sure if a book is SF? Then post it! Science Fiction, Fantasy, Alt. History, Postmodern Lit., and more are all welcome here. **The key is that it be speculative, not that it fit some arbitrary genre guidelines**. Any sort of link or text post is welcome as long as it is about printed / text / static SF material.
https://reddit.com/r/printSF/
r/52book
50k  subs
A subreddit for the participants of the 52 Book Challenge (one book per week for a year) to discuss their progress and discoveries.
https://reddit.com/r/52book/
r/Jazz
137k  subs
Reddit's home for all things related to Jazz.
https://reddit.com/r/Jazz/
Critical theory is a school of thought that stresses the examination and the critique of society and culture by applying knowledge from the social sciences and the humanities.
https://reddit.com/r/CriticalTheory/
A community for people who are passionate about music. Stimulating, in-depth music discussions aren't rare here.
https://reddit.com/r/LetsTalkMusic/
r/bestof
5m  subs
The very best comments on reddit.
https://reddit.com/r/bestof/
r/Screenwriting
468k  subs
Beginners to Professionals, we come together to teach, learn, and share everything about Screenwriting! Join a community of over 400,000 Screenwriters!
https://reddit.com/r/Screenwriting/
r/psychology
520k  subs
A Reddit community for sharing and discussing science-based psychological material.
https://reddit.com/r/psychology/
r/bookporn
67k  subs
High quality images of books.
https://reddit.com/r/bookporn/