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August 23, 2012
Our Reading Lives
Why What You’re Reading Matters
I went through a phase, a few years back, when all I was reading was what we call Chick-Lit. I ...
Critical Linking: August 23, 2012
“And as we rode home through the chilly evening, I thought about the Taoist story a friend told me back ...
August 22, 2012
A Pox on Over-the-Shoulder Readers
This morning, in the subway, it happened again. The subtle lean, the breath on my shoulder, the eyes roaming where ...
Dear Book Maven: Digital Dilemma
We hope you enjoy this column of bookish advice, penned by our own Executive Editor Bethanne Patrick, who also happens ...
Young Adult Literature
Growing Up With the Grumpies
In Growing Up With …, Jenn features picture books, middle reader, and teen books linked together by concept or theme. ...
Book Fetish: Volume XLIII
Scrabble pillows: A nice addition to a home library or reading room from Etsy. Erasmus tee: One of my favorite ...
START HERE: Win a Set of 9 Gabriel Garcia Marquez Books!
We are closing in on the final days of our Kickstarter campaign to publish START HERE, a book dedicated to guiding you ...
Top 12 Fall Movies Based on Books
Even with the sad (or happy, depending on your Tobey Maguire-ness) news that The Great Gatsby movie’s been delayed until ...
Critical Linking: August 22, 2012
“In fact probably these books owe their success to the way the writer weaves the description of physical pleasure with ...
August 21, 2012
They’re (Paper) Ba-ack: August 21, 2012
Tuesday is New Book Day. We celebrate each week by highlighting titles we’re excited to see arrive in paperback. [galleryview ...
Why Publish a Writer’s Diary?
George Orwell doesn’t REALLY need an introduction. If all you know about him is that he wrote some really amazing ...
21st Century Literature by Women: A Reading List
Last week, I asked for help putting together a list of women writers and their works from the 21st century. ...
MAINE Author J. Courtney Sullivan to Write Chapter on Virginia Woolf for Book Riot’s START HERE
There’s less than a week to go in our Kickstarter campaign to publish START HERE, a book designed to help you read ...
Here Comes the Scribe: A Bookish Wedding Retold
Reader, I married her. Wearing tweed. Surrounded by vintage books. Pablo Neruda was there. As was Robert Burns. A Latin ...
Write Place, Write Time: Joe Hill
Note: I’m kicking off this new feature with Joe Hill’s post because he’s contributing to Book Riot’s START HERE project. Check out Kickstarter for ...