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Bethanne Patrick

What’s On Your Nightstand?: Week of September 3, 2012

Is it just me, or is that the scent of newly sharpened Crayola crayons in the air? As a bookish ...

Riot Asks: Rebecca Harrington

Rebecca Harrington is a twenty-six-year-old writer living in New York City. She currently works at The Huffington Post and studied ...

5 Books to Watch for in September

A colleague recently lamented in a Facebook post that another well-known literary site’s Big Books of Fall list was basically ...

Dear Book Maven: Book-Hating Moppets

  Dear Book Maven: My policy towards children’s gifts has always been bibliocentric. Not only do I love books, not ...

What’s On Your Nightstand?: Topical Applications

I’ve been thankful, in the past week, for things that can be applied topically, bug spray in particular: It’s High ...

Dear Book Maven: Digital Dilemma

We hope you enjoy this column of bookish advice, penned by our own Executive Editor Bethanne Patrick, who also happens ...

What’s On Your Nightstand?: Sticky Fingers

I maintain that there are two types of readers: Those who eat while in the act, and those who would ...

Dear Book Maven: Forget About the Price Tag

We hope you enjoy this column of bookish advice, penned by our own Executive Editor Bethanne Patrick. Patrick also happens ...

What’s On Your Nightstand?: Dressed for Success

I apologize immediately for giving you a Roxette ear worm with this post’s title. While Roxette may be culturally cobweb ...

What’s On Your Nightstand?: The Problem of Reach

They say we’re all just one phone call from our knees. In my case, it was just one concrete step: ...