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July 23, 2012
What’s on Your Nightstand?: Survivor Cape Cod
I’ve been on vacation, which means many things: sun, sand, lobster–and forgetting, every year, that Massachusetts has “packies” in place ...
Exclusive: Book Trailer for “Fifty Shames of Earl Grey” by Andrew Shaffer
Most literary parodies will delight the bookish, but some literary parodies and their promotional materials can be enjoyed even if ...
Forecasting the 2013 Tournament of Books: The Half-Way Point
The first half of 2012 has come and gone, and some are doing a mid-year round-up of the best books ...
July 22, 2012
A Dictionary For the People—and By the People
Samuel Johnson, in his grave, may be rolling over, applauding wildly, or both, at the news this week that UK-based ...
July 21, 2012
Young Adult Literature
The Best of BookRiot.tv: The Most Watched Book Trailers, July 14-20, 2012
Here are the most popular book trailers from the last week on BookRiot.tv. Click the cover to watch!
July 20, 2012
A Supernatural Suspense Reading List
This installment of Riot Recommendation is sponsored by The Reckoning by Alma Katsu. Alma Katsu delivers the highly anticipated follow-up to ...
Who Said It: Christian Grey or Pepé Le Pew? (The Answers)
Yesterday, we presented you with 13 quotes from two of pop culture’s most infamous suitors, who, as it turns out, ...
Gatsby in Real Life: Nonfiction About Fitzgerald and His Time (Part I)
As an avid reader of nonfiction, my first impulse after finishing a book like The Great Gatsby, a classic American novel ...
Covering the Bases: Two Rioters Debate THE ART OF FIELDING
If you’re like me, your first reaction when someone doesn’t love a novel you loved is to get defensive. But ...
Ode to Enthusiasm
This will come as no shock to the people who know me — people who have seen me dance for ...
The List List
The List List #16
Our weekly round-up of the best bookish lists floating around the internet. at Off on a Tangent, The Shel Silverstein ...
July 19, 2012
Our Reading Lives
The Perfect Book, The Perfect Soundtrack
As a general rule, people are slightly embarrassed by who they were as teenagers. For most of us, it was ...
The Great GREAT GATSBY Quote List, Vol. 1
The inaugural Riot Read is rolling right along. We’re just past the halfway mark–it’s not too late to join us–and ...
Everything’s Coming Up Comics!
This is a guest post by Ali Colluccio. Ali enjoys comics, cocktails, and curling. She lives in Brooklyn with her ...
Think More. Enthuse Less.
There are times when an issue will weigh heavily on your mind but you can’t quite get the words out. ...