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The Best Book Covers from Now Until 2018

Beautiful book covers to be seen from now until 2018.

Can Books Do Visual Art Justice?

Can literature and poetry actually describe paintings and other forms of art well?

10 Muslim Women Who Draw

Celebrating Eid with a list of ten Muslim women who draw and create comics.

7 Famous Artists I Would Pick to Illustrate Classic Books

Diego Rivera paints Gabriel García Márquez' ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE, and more author-artist match-ups.

3 On A YA Theme: Girls Who Art

YA fiction and nonfiction about girls who make art.

From Trains to Tanks: More Libraries in Unexpected Places

A tour of libraries in unexpected places, including on trains, tanks, and boats.

The Prettiest Library Cards (As Seen in the #RiotGrams Challenge)

Fancy library cards shared in our February Instagram challenge!

Yeah, But Is It Art?: On Riri Williams and J. Scott Campbell

Jess looks at the now-pulled J. Scott Campbell cover, which sexualizes a black teenage girl, and focuses on the criticisms that "fandom doesn't like art."

Literary Google Doodles, Revisited

A look at the bookish and literary Google Doodles from the last three years, including Google Doodles from all around the world.

The Best Bookish Art of Pinterest

I’ve mentioned before that I curate the Pinterest account for Book Riot, which means I spend a lot of time ...

10 Striking Portraits of Edgar Allan Poe

Today is Edgar Allan Poe’s 207th birthday! To celebrate, here are 10 gorgeous, unique, creative portraits of the raven man. “Beauty ...

Making Maps for Books: Two Cartographers Tell Us How It’s Done

How exactly does one go about making a map of a make-believe place? To find out, I contacted some publishers, ...

PICTURES THAT TICK: SHORT NARRATIVE [BOOK ONE] by Dave McKean

  A woman I knew in college posted a photo of an interesting looking hardcover comic on Facebook. “I’m getting ...

How to Draw Groot

Grab a pencil and paper, and try your hand at drawing our favorite walking tree! Some tips before you begin: ...

Jumpstart Your Art: Books To Revive Your Creative Spirit

Like all people who are creative, I go through droughts. I’m a big believer in the power of those droughts ...