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September 5, 2012
Book Fetish: Volume XLV
Mark Twain Bobblehead: Product details boast this is “Highest quality Mark Twain bobblehead ever produced.” Available on Amazon. Unusual art ...
September 4, 2012
What’s On Your Nightstand?: Week of September 3, 2012
Is it just me, or is that the scent of newly sharpened Crayola crayons in the air? As a bookish ...
They’re (Paper) Ba-ack: September 4, 2012
Tuesday is New Book Day. We celebrate each week by highlighting titles we’re excited to see arrive in paperback. [galleryview ...
Riot Recommendation: Small Towns with Big Secrets
This installment of Riot Recommendation is sponsored by Season of the Witch by Arni Thorarinsson. When the editors at Reykjavik-based The ...
Literary Pet Peeves: When Characters Preach
Everyone has literary pet peeves. For some, it’s the precocious child narrator. Some people can’t deal with it when the ...
Write Place, Write Time: Erica Jong
I love to write early in the morning when the whole world is quiet except for the birds. Whether in ...
War Books: The Latest and Best
Coming in the wake of the ciritcal success of Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk are a few other Iraq books ...
September 3, 2012
Best Books Of 2012 So Far (According To Me)
Labor Day weekend is something of a turning point in the long haul of the year. We’ve traversed two-thirds of ...
September 2, 2012
It’s Official: Writers and Editors Deserve Kindness, Too
Tomorrow, of course, is Labor Day, a tribute to the social and economic achievements of our nation’s workers, which Americans ...
Baby Animals Read THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
It is said that book reviewing is too nice these days, but there are still some daggers from time to ...
September 1, 2012
The Best of BookRiot.tv: The Most Watched Book Trailers, August 26-31, 2012
Here are the most popular book trailers from the last week on BookRiot.tv. Click the cover to watch!
August 31, 2012
Riot Asks: Rebecca Harrington
Rebecca Harrington is a twenty-six-year-old writer living in New York City. She currently works at The Huffington Post and studied ...
Beyond Bourne: A Spy Thriller Reading List
This installment of Riot Recommendation is sponsored by The Colonel’s Mistake by Dan Mayland. Mark Sava, former CIA station chief of Azerbaijan, lives ...
The Last Word: 9 Famous Authors’ Epitaphs
It takes a special type of person to be thinking about gravestones and ghosts on a bright, sunny summer ...