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October 11, 2011
PUB DAY: The Marriage Plot, by Jeffrey Eugenides
Here’s an unusual, slightly silly way to tell how popular a modern novel is: Check its Wikipedia page. If the ...
October 10, 2011
All Hail the Library Book Sale
Confession: I like to own my books. All of them. I like seeing the spines on the shelves to remember ...
Drop It Like It’s Haute: The Jersey Shore Booktionary, Volume II
Welcome to Drop It Like It’s Haute, a weekly celebration of that unholiest of marriages between pop culture and literature. ...
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Beat the Algorithm: MATTERHORN Edition
Beat the Algorithm….in which we pit bloggers against Amazon’s algorithm for recommendation supremacy… __________________________ Last week, Rachel defeated Amazon in ...
Ken Follett, I Am Going To Embarrass You So Hard Right Now
Sometimes you discover really humiliating facts about really famous authors in the most unlikely of places. This past Sunday was ...
Bookish Movie: YOUNG ADULT starring Charlize Theron
Sweet Crush, Thy Name is History
Dear Diary, I have a new crush. Its name is Exploring History and it’s published by National Geographic! It’s the new ...
October 9, 2011
Steve Jobs, Champion of the (Type)Written Word
The news this week, ever since Wednesday’s passing of Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs at the age of 56, has ...
October 8, 2011
Book Trailer of The Week: The Visible Man by Chuck Klosterman
Launch Week Revisited
Well, we have one week of Book Riot under our belts, and there was so much good stuff that I’m ...
October 7, 2011
Beat the Algorithm, GAME OF THRONES Edition: The Winner Is…
Last week, our very own Rachel took on Amazon’s algorithm to recommend a book for Jill, whose last great read ...
Glasgow Snuff Films: Where Great Books Go To Die
The sight of Halle Berry and Brad Pitt chills my blood. Trust me, I’ve seen them. The pair stalk the ...
Young Adult Literature
Life Lessons from Anne
… Anne of Green Gables, that is. First published in 1908, Anne of Green Gables (and the rest of the nine ...
October 6, 2011
The Confidence Index: Franzen’s THE CORRECTIONS on HBO
The Confidence Index….in which we assess the chance that an upcoming adaptation of a novel/book/short story/comic will not suck. A ...