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October 8, 2011
Launch Week Revisited
Well, we have one week of Book Riot under our belts, and there was so much good stuff that I’m ...
Critical Linking: October 8, 2011
Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee. __________________________ “During the late 19th century and early 20th century, ...
October 7, 2011
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 ...
Why I Go Slumming… and It Feels So Good.
There’s a conversation that has happened plenty of times over cocktails with friends regarding the types of men we ...
Young Adult Literature
Life Lessons from Anne
… Anne of Green Gables, that is. First published in 1908, Anne of Green Gables (and the rest of the nine ...
Book Fetish: Volume II
Bookish things for those with a fetish for books. ________________________ Rope bridge book swing from instructables to give your books a ...
Critical Linking: October 7, 2011
Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee. __________________________ “In a Tranströmer poem, you inhabit space differently; a ...
October 6, 2011
The Confidence Index
The Confidence Index: Franzen’s THE CORRECTIONS on HBO
The Confidence Index….in which we assess the chance that an upcoming adaptation of a novel/book/short story/comic will not suck. A ...
Books We “Like”: Uncollected Thoughts on Facebook and Reading
I don’t think I was alone in finding myself perturbed when Facebook changed the look of its “Arts and Entertainment ...
The White Male F*ck-Up Novel: A Guest Post by John Warner
This is a guest post by John Warner , whose novel The Funny Man was published last week. (To see ...
Soaping up the Classics
I like to pretend that the classics are a soap opera. It started when I was in tenth grade and ...
Critical Linking: October 6, 2011
Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee. __________________________ “The text works. It stands and speaks for itself. ...
October 5, 2011
Why Bob Dylan Will Win the Nobel Prize
Over the last twenty-four hours or so, the odds of Bob Dylan winning the Nobel Prize tomorrow have moved from ...
Magic for Grown-Ups
Normally, I am among the last to spot trends in publishing, particularly of the supernatural tendency. It wasn’t until I ...