Is That Book for Jocks or Nerds?

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There is virtually no end to lists that attempt to catalog the best books in history, but what about a list that scrutinizes whether a book suits a jock sensibility or a nerd sensibility? Over at the Toast, Bridget Gibson scrutinizes the MLA Top 100 Novels list and categorizes which novels are “jock” novels and which are “nerd” novels.


Victor Luo is a graduate of UC Davis's MA in Creative Writing program specializing in fiction. He lives in Los Angeles where he loves never having to be cold. More from this author →