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March 7, 2012
Name That Author!: The Answer for February 29th
Time to reveal the answer to last week’s Name That Author!. But first, a recap of the clues: 1. A New ...
Riot Asks: Interview with Patrick Taylor
Leap Day comes just once every four years–and since it’s a rare day, too, when author Patrick Taylor visits Brooklyn, ...
Young Adult Literature
How I Learned to Stop Hoarding & Give Away Books
This is a guest post by Jodi Chromey. Jodi is a writer and blogger living in the Twin Cities area ...
Falling Asleep to the Soft Glow of a Book
In honor of World Read Aloud Day, a story about bedtime stories. I am a psuedo-stepmom to a wonderful five ...
2012 Tournament of Books Running Diary: Pre-Game
Jeff O’Neal and Morgan Macgregor are both huge Tournament of Books fans. So, they decided to read all the finalists ...
Open Thread: March 7, 2011
Our readers are fantastic. They are saying smart, funny, and otherwise readable things all the time. But why should you ...
Critical Linking: March 7, 2011
“Once they register for a MyJSTOR account, users can access a maximum of three full text articles at a time, ...
March 6, 2012
Sunday Diversion: The Deaths of Minor American Poets
On Sunday, your challenge was to match the American poet with their untimely demise. It’s time to reveal the answers, ...
Books to Re-Read Every Five Years: George Eliot’s
Everyone has a book they re-read every few years because, as they age and change, so does their experience of ...
Recommendations From Your Friendly Neighborhood Bookseller
As I mentioned in Confessions of a Newbie Independent Bookseller, one of the perks of working at a bookstore is ...
In Which the Well-Readheads Play with Word Association
RJS: We’ve both been afflicted with writer’s block this week. Seems appropriate that we should share an illness, seeing as ...
Reading Pathways: Zadie Smith
For whatever reason, Zadie Smith is a lightning rod for sanctimony. She gets picked on so much more than most ...
Book Fetish: Volume XX
Emily Dickenson clutch: Designer Olympia Le-Tan creates embroidered handbags and clutches that resemble a variety of books. They are on ...
Critical Linking: March 6, 2011
“Titled The Booklovers Map of America Showing Certain Landmarks of Literary Geography and created by pictorial cartographer Paul M. Paine ...
March 5, 2012
New Cover Alert!: Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith
Last week, we got good looks at the covers of some forthcoming releases we here at Book Riot (Ok, me ...