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April 29, 2012
Critical Linking: The Most Read Stories, April 23-27, 2012
The most read stories from the week in Critical Linking… When I say that I hope traditional publishing is destroyed ...
April 28, 2012
Best of BookRiot.tv: Most Popular Book Trailers: April 23-27, 2012
Here are the most popular book trailers on BookRiot.tv from the last week. Click on the cover to watch the ...
The Week’s Most Popular Posts: April 23-27, 2012
Our most popular posts from the week that was… You are not the books you hate. You are not ...
Critical Linking: April 28, 2012
“Most newsgathering is still done in a very traditional way,” Lavrusik told me. “In too many places, it’s still ‘this ...
April 27, 2012
The Death of Bram Stoker and the Birth of Horror
The deaths of famous people always seem more open-ended than our own. Whereas our deaths may be suffused with mystery, ...
Riot Recommendation: Contemporary Literature for High School Students
This latest request for recommendations was sent to us on Facebook. Here’s the question: One of my fellow English teachers ...
Open Thread: April 27, 2012
Happy Friday! The lines are open. What’s on your mind today?
Un-PC Books That Are Still Awesome
I’m grateful to Christopher Hitchens for many things, but one that stays with me is an introduction (via a Vanity ...
How to Turn Procrastination Into an Art
This is a guest post by Devan Sipher. Devan was born in LA and educated at the University of Michigan ...
Flowchart Friday: Stieg Larsson Edition
BREAKING NEWS: There’s this little-known trilogy out called the Millennium Trilogy. The first book, not many people have heard of ...
The List List
The List List #4
Boy does the internet like a list. And boy, does the bookish internet love a book list. Here’s a round-up ...
Critical Linking: April 27, 2012
The copyright on Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” expires in 2015, after which anyone will be free to republish the infamous ...
April 26, 2012
Riot Reading Days
Morrison Marginalia: TAR BABY
The Riot Reading Day for Toni Morrison is less than two weeks away, and I have miles (and 5 books) ...
Genre Kryptonite: Memoirs About Books
When I first started trying to figure out how to talk about this particular genre kryptonite, my first impulse was ...
Name That Author!: April 26, 2012
This week, Name That Author! is sponsored by Afterwards by Rosamund Lupton. About Afterwards: In the aftermath of the devastating fire ...