Riot Headline COVID-19 Updates from the Bookish World

Alice Burton

Chicagoan and aspiring cryptozoologist Alice Burton has a B.A. in Comparative Literature and is an Archives Assistant with the Frances Willard Historical Society. When not booking or historying, she is singing soprano wherever people will have her. She will watch any documentary on Neanderthals or giant extinct animals, and has a Stockholm Syndrome-like love for Chicago and its winters. Blog: Reading Rambo Twitter: @itsalicetime

13 Books to Read If You Loved Crimson Peak

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

How to Turn from a Book Hoarder into a Book Collector

I just looked at my Christmas wishlist and there is one book on it, which is Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman: ...

A Literary Advent Calendar

Behold! We bring good tidings and cheer! And also an advent calendar of Christmas poems, essays, and short stories. We ...

What to Read After Seeing Suffragette

You’ve seen Suffragette. You feel conflicted. The movie was entirely white women in an England that definitely had minorities also ...

6 Books You Can Discuss At Thanksgiving, By Wine Glass

via GIPHY It’s Thanksgiving. Everyone’s sitting around the table. A hush descends. Rather than be held in the death-grip of ...

13 Books to Read If You Loved Crimson Peak

If you saw Crimson Peak and left wanting more — more! then this is for you. What books can you read ...

Books to Read When Mercury Is In Retrograde

Your toaster’s broken. Your phone won’t work right. And you’re fighting with your special lady/gentleman/other. Why? Because Mercury’s in retrograde, ...

8 Classic Novels Retitled As Clickbait

Two Cities You Won’t Believe the Tale Of Meet the Five Women Who Are Shaking Up Massachusetts 6 Marriage Proposals ...

Sites We Like: Read the World

You want to diversify your reading, but you don’t know how. Well, someone made a website for that. Read the World lets ...

So You Want to Be a Vampire Hunter

In the “So You Want to Be…” series, we look at what books you need for the weirdo job of your ...

5 Classics That Should Definitely Become CW Shows

With the news that the CW is adapting Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women into a Philadelphian dystopia comes the inevitable ...

Where We All Cry About the Library of Alexandria

If you’ve delved whatsoever into the world of books, at some point you probably learned about the destruction of the ...

7 Ways to Pull Yourself Out of a Reading Slump

While we at the Riot are taking this lovely summer week off to rest (translation: read by the pool/ocean/on our ...

7 Ways to Pull Yourself Out of a Reading Slump

We’ve all been there. It’s been two weeks. You haven’t read more than a page. Your books are looking at ...

Why Readathons Are Worth Your Time

Dewey’s 24 Hour Overly Ambitious Readathon (note: not actual name) is today, and I’m missing it because I have to ...

-->