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

5 of the Best Online Book Clubs on Goodreads in 2018

If you're looking for a book club community, Goodreads has a number of excellent online book clubs that cater to a wide range of interests.

The Bronx Book Festival Is This Weekend!

The Bronx Book Festival comes to Fordham Plaza this Saturday, May 19. Events include keynote speakers Daniel José Older and Elizabeth Acevedo, as well as panels, readings, and more.

6 of the Best Sites for YA Book Giveaways

Want free books? Of course you do. These sites offer free YA book giveaways for the biggest fans.

MANHATTAN BEACH Is New York’s Next All-City Read

Jennifer Egan's WWII-set novel won the popular vote out of five novels for the second annual largest community read in the country, One Book, One New York.

Watch the Trailer for J.K. Rowling’s Cormoran Strike Adaptation, C.B. Strike

JK Rowling has written three Cormoran Strike mysteries under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Now, all three books in the popular series are getting adapted for the small screen.

PBS Reveals List of America’s 100 Best-Loved Novels

This May, PBS launches an eight-part series on the search for America's #1 Best-Loved books with The Great American Read. The list of 100 finalists contains books spanning five centuries and from 15 different countries.

The Importance of Recommending Books for Young People

My First Time With Audiobooks: Or, What I Listen To When I’m Running

After shying away from audiobooks from years because I'm easily distracted, I discovered that they provide just the kind of focus I need when training for a half-marathon.

5 Tips for How to Read Faster Without Losing Comprehension

Tips and tricks for how to read faster without losing comprehension.

Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read in January

Take a look at the best books we read in January!