#Fiction

Book Trailer of The Week: The Visible Man by Chuck Klosterman

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Beat the Algorithm, GAME OF THRONES Edition: The Winner Is…

Last week, our very own Rachel took on Amazon’s algorithm to recommend a book for Jill, whose last great read ...

Glasgow Snuff Films: Where Great Books Go To Die

The sight of Halle Berry and Brad Pitt chills my blood. Trust me, I’ve seen them. The pair stalk the ...

The Cursed Dearth of Literary Sports Novels

A few weeks ago, Chad Harbach’s debut novel The Art of Fielding was excerpted in Sports Illustrated. I couldn’t tell ...

The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1891 – 1991

I decided to draw up a list–a list of major works that would serve as a starting point and overview of 20th Century American fiction.

Beat the Algorithm: GAME OF THRONES Edition

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Book Riot’s “Beat the Algorithm,” pitting bloggers and booksellers against Amazon’s algorithm for recommendation ...

Uncollected Thoughts on Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy

Like boatloads of others, I have torn through the first two novels in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy and has already pre-ordered the final chapter. ...

Forecasting the 2012 Tournament of Books

We’ve reached the half-way mark of 2012 and many around the literary web are listing their favorite books of the ...

Best Books of 2011: Looking Ahead

I’m still working on my best of 2010 list (and still reading a couple of things before the new year), ...