Matt Grant

Matt Grant is a Brooklyn-based writer, reader, and pop culture enthusiast. In addition to BookRiot, he is a staff writer at LitHub, where he writes about book news. Matt's work has appeared in Longreads, The Brooklyn Rail,, Huffpost, and more. You can follow him online at or on Twitter: @mattgrantwriter

7 Must-Read Dark Comics

Comics aren't all bright panels and happy times; explore the grittier side of the format with these seven must-read dark comics.

21 Don’t Miss UMBRELLA ACADEMY Fan Fiction Stories

Already miss the show? If you want to read something right now, may I suggest the wonderful, wide world of Umbrella Academy fanfiction?

Books Make A Home Feel Like Home

When moving an excessive amount of books is both a big chore and a worthwhile labor of love.

I’m Too Slow a Reader for Book Clubs

Do you join book clubs only to find you're unable to get into the activity? Here's one reader on how distraction thwarts book club attempts.

6 Free Children’s Ebooks on the Coronavirus

Give the little ones some tools to better understand this unprecedented event with these free children's books about coronavirus.

The Difference Between Fiction and Nonfiction

Fiction refers to stories created from the imagination, while nonfiction refers to factual stories focused on actual events and people. But that's not all.

30+ Of The Best Marvel Puns and Jokes To Brighten Your Day

This pandemic sucks harder than Tony and Steve's falling out. At least we have one thing that can still bring us joy: the internet's best Marvel puns.

6 Ways to Maximize Your Reading Time During the Pandemic

How are you getting creative with reading time while staying at home? This reader has some tips for maximizing your pandemic reading time.

Why the Pandemic Put Me Into a Book Spiral

For several days, I felt paralyzed over what to choose. Everything was too long, too short, or not interesting enough. I was trapped.

The Top 10 Best Wonder Woman Villains

A superhero is only as good as her villains, so let's take a look at the Wonder Woman villains Diana has squared off against in her nearly 80-year history.

The Painful Process of Getting Rid of Books

A reader on the painful process of giving away books, including figuring out which books have to go, and realizations about book acquisition habits.

My Only Reading Goal This Year is to Have Fun

How one reader arrived at the decision to pay less attention to how much he was reading, and more attention to how much reading fun he was having.

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Gave Me Life When I Didn’t Know I Needed It

One reader discovers Anne of Green Gables at the perfect time.

The Anti–Beach Read Book List

If your ideal summer beach read is a long, complicated, dense book, have we got the list for you. Pick up these challenging reads this summer.

Magical Alice in Wonderland Costumes For Your Next Party Or Halloween

We've rounded up the best in Alice in Wonderland costumes for adults and kids alike. Find inspiration for Alice, the Cheshire Cat, White Rabbit, and more.