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Hannah Oliver Depp

Hannah Depp is interrogating the real and arguing with the dead men of history on a regular basis as the Display and Merchandise Manager at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. For bookish adventures with her and her absurdly little, fluffy dog follower her on the social medias @oliverdepp.

Follow the Colophon: Woke Small Presses

Books to wake your activism up and keep you going! These small presses focus on diverse writers, international stories, and the policies shaping our world.

Guns, Politics, and Fear: A Reading List

This post originally ran December 4, 2015. I witnessed two shootings as a kid in a neighborhood almost entirely divided ...

Thirsty? Have Some Lemonade #blackgirlmagic Reads

Want to read about more amazing black girls after watching Lemonade? We have a list for you.

Guns, Politics, and Fear: A Reading List

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

Welcome to the Blackening

Happy #BlackOutDay! Today is the day the internet becomes beautifully drenched in melanin and we’re devoting Book Riot to discussions ...

Where Everybody Knows You’re Reading

I love reading in bars. This is a relatively new phenomenon in my life. If you do not like reading ...

Adult Fiction Needs More Animals

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

Black Coolness (Or Not)

This is a guest post from Hannah Depp. Hannah is the merchandising manager at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, ...

Adult Fiction Needs More Animals

Hannah is the merchandising manager at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. She is a lover of dead white ...