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July 2, 2012
Our Favorite Comments: June 25 – July 1, 2012
We love our readers, and we love what they have to say just as much. Here are some of our ...
Cover Face-Off: THE MARRIAGE PLOT by Jeffrey Eugenides
Alright, folks—time for a little Cover Face-Off. Below are the covers for the American hardback and paperback (coming Sept 4th) ...
Read It and Drink: A Guide to GATSBY and Alcohol
If chapter three of The Great Gatsby doesn’t make you thirsty, you must be Carrie Nation. It plunges you into ...
What is the Future of Global E-Reading?
While I was talking on the Internet about the newish Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight, it was brought to my ...
Our Reading Lives
Fall in Love Like a Bibliophile
This past weekend, my Very Special Man Friend went all Jane-Austen-Nicholas-Sparks-Shakespeare-Writing-Sonnets on me, got down on one knee, and asked ...
Critical Linking: July 2, 2012
If slaughtering livestock can be seen as part of humans’ closeness to animals, khoj özeeri represents an unusually intimate version. ...
July 1, 2012
Great $%&@ Gatsby! On “Bad” Words in Good Literature
The sign of any great book is that it has been banned for its corrupting influence on youth. The Great ...
Critical Linking: The Most Read Stories, June 24 – 30, 2012
Here are the most read stories from the last week in Critical Linking… “I used to work for a large ...
June 30, 2012
The Best of BookRiot.tv: June 23 – June 29, 2012
The most popular book trailers from last week on BookRiot.tv. Click on the cover to watch.
The Week’s Most Popular Posts: June 24 – 29, 2012
Our most popular posts from the week that was… When in doubt, add a comma. From The Best #badwritingtips by ...
Critical Linking: June 30, 2012
It’s an excellent tablet, period. In fact, it’s the first Android tablet that I can confidently recommend to buyers ...
June 29, 2012
Daisy’s Voice in
The Great Gatsby: Thrilling Melodic Husk 06-29-12
In The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald is generous and impressionistic in his descriptions, and no subject is so sumptuously treated as the ...
5 Books to Watch for in July
Summertiiiiiiiiiiiime…and the reading is not easy–at least, finding the best new reads isn’t easy. If you’re busy catching up on ...
The List List
The List List #13
Our weekly round-up of the best bookish lists floating around the internet. At Abe Books, The Best Books to Read ...
Culling, Surrendering, and the Old College Try
In the midst of feeling overwhelmed by my own bookshelves, I wanted to take a moment to point you in ...