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April 9, 2012
Connect with Book Riot
Oh, the glories of the internet! There are so many fun ways to connect and hang out online, and we ...
Critical Linking: April 9, 2012
“All this to say: our collective memory of past is astoundingly inaccurate. Not only has the number of people ...
April 8, 2012
The ‘Middlemarch’ Tongue Burn: Books That School Ruined
George Eliot’s most famous doorstop Middlemarch is getting a lot of love these days. The Paris Review featured a panorama ...
“Book!” (First Word Bodes Well For a Life Full of Them)
Our daughter is nine-and-a-half (months, that is). And while she continues to fascinate me every day, she has not yet, ...
Critical Linking: The Most Read Stories, April 2 – April 7, 2012
The most read stories from the week in Critical Linking… “So I called the 1-800 number* on The Jenkins Group’s ...
April 7, 2012
The Week’s Most Popular Book Trailers: April 1 – April 6, 2012
Below are the three most popular book trailers from last week over at BookRiot.tv. Click the cover to watch the trailer. ...
The Week’s Most Popular Posts: April 2 – April 6, 2012
Our most popular posts from the week that was… I’d always expected that when I learned of my dad’s death, ...
Critical Linking: April 7, 2012
How silently the heart pivots on its hinge. Reading the last sentences of books you will probably never read ...
April 6, 2012
A Pox on Both Your Bookcases: Books About the Plague
I read thematically. Sometimes for months I am interested in Victorian scientific instruments, other times books about how to write ...
Riot Reading Days
Morrison Marginalia: SONG OF SOLOMON
My adventure back through Toni Morrison’s backlist in preparation for our Riot Reading Day on May 8 rolls on. See ...
The List List
The List List #1
Boy does the internet like a list. And boy, does the bookish internet love a book list. Here’s a round-up ...
Open Thread: April 6, 2012
Friday at last! What do you want to talk about so you can head into the weekend happy?
5 Great Movies About Writing
The other night I slammed the brakes on a film—something I rarely do, but this one managed to be both ...
Stop!….Grammar Time: Logic Will Break Your Heart
Stop!…Grammar Time is an occasional feature about grammar, style, and writing. Sometimes with 90s Top-40 references. Sometimes not. ____________________________ Ok, great. You know ...
Flowchart Friday: Snap Judgement Edition
(Yeah, I spell judgement like a Canadian. Deal with it.) You know how sometimes you see someone reading a book, ...