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May 11, 2012
Riot Recommendation: A Round-Up of Stories that Illuminate Life in Other Countries
This installment of Riot Recommendation is sponsored by All Woman and Springtime by Brandon W. Jones. Before she met Il-sun in an ...
Your Top 10 Zombie Invasion Survival Tips
On Wednesday, we challenged you to submit your best zombie invasion survival to enter for a World War Z poster ...
Goliath by Tom Gauld
This is a guest post by Paul Montgomery. Paul writes about comics and what they can do on iFanboy.com (www.iFanboy.com). ...
Open Thread: May 11, 2012
The lines are open, folks. What’s on your mind today?
The Bookstore of the Future, Installment Two: Sidelines, Front and Center
This is the second of four pre-Book Expo America posts on what bookstores might look like and function like in ...
Our Reading Lives
Why I’m a Terrible Librarian
This is a guess post by Rita Meade. Rita is a librarian who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She blogs ...
Flowchart Friday: Summer Reading Intentions Edition
I start out every summer with such good intentions for my reading list. The time between semesters, I tell myself, ...
Fun with Literary Motivational Posters
The site Big Huge Labs lets you create your own motivational (or demotivational, whichever you prefer) posters. It’s a lot ...
The List List
The List List #6
Boy does the internet like a list. And boy, does the bookish internet love a book list. Here’s a round-up ...
May 10, 2012
Riot Asks: Madeline Miller
Madeline Miller was born in Boston and grew up in New York City and Philadelphia. She attended Brown University, where ...
Open Thread: May 10, 2012
Last night, I joined fellow Rioter Rachel to see the first stop of John Irving’s book tour for In One ...
Book Bloggers and the Fate of Literary Criticism
The book blogosphere has grown exponentially since I joined it about two years ago. More people are getting their reading ...
Abandoning Books with No Remorse
I’m a loud and proud book abandoner. That’s right, I will stop reading a book if I’m not enjoying it. ...
Dancing In The Library: The Great Bookish Songbook – Vol. 2
My mission is a simple but powerful one: to create the greatest list of songs with literary connections in all ...
Craving Simplicity in Superhero Stories
Last weekend, my boyfriend and I (like many, many, many other people) headed to our local movie theater to see ...