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October 10, 2011
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Beat the Algorithm: MATTERHORN Edition
Beat the Algorithm….in which we pit bloggers against Amazon’s algorithm for recommendation supremacy… __________________________ Last week, Rachel defeated Amazon in ...
Ken Follett, I Am Going To Embarrass You So Hard Right Now
Sometimes you discover really humiliating facts about really famous authors in the most unlikely of places. This past Sunday was ...
Bookish Movie: YOUNG ADULT starring Charlize Theron
Sweet Crush, Thy Name is History
Dear Diary, I have a new crush. Its name is Exploring History and it’s published by National Geographic! It’s the new ...
Critical Linking, October 10, 2011
Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee. __________________________ “As its rivals steadily asphyxiate, Amazon is ringing up ...
October 9, 2011
Steve Jobs, Champion of the (Type)Written Word
The news this week, ever since Wednesday’s passing of Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs at the age of 56, has ...
Critical Linking, October 9, 2011
Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee. __________________________ “Inspired by his latest book, Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell shares ...
October 8, 2011
Book Trailer of The Week: The Visible Man by Chuck Klosterman
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 ...