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That One Issue: The Incredible Hulk #82

The Incredible Hulk #82 “Dear Tricia…” By Peter David, Jae Lee & June Chung There aren’t many comics that I ...

3 On A YA Theme: YA-Inspired Art

YA books inspire fandom, and one of the ways many fans express their love of books is through art. Of ...

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read in August

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, ...

Weekend Giveaway: Literary Quote Art Prints from Obvious State

If you spend a lot of time on the bookternet, there’s a good chance you’ve seen the gorgeous literary quote art ...

Riot Recommendation: Novels Featuring Art

This installment of the Riot Recommendation is sponsored by Asunder by Chloe Aridjis. Marie’s job as a guard at the National ...

“Libraries Give Us Power Books Make Us Free”

It may come as no surprise that I’m a sucker for well-designed books and book art. Or that I’m quite ...

Meet an Artist Who Paints on Books

Have you seen the amazing, somewhat mind-bending work of the artist Ekaterina Panikanova? The Russian-born artist, currently living in Rome, creates ...

The Art of Reading: To Bend Space, For Beautiful

In an interview on PBS’ Art 21, artist Richard Serra describes the stringent restraints he assigned himself in his early ...

Scandalous Works of Library Art

Late last week, on Twitter, John Overholt (@john_overholt), a curator at Harvard’s Houghton Library, was a bit torn about a ...

The Smallest Book in the World (and Other Really Little Books)

It’s been quite a few weeks for little books. First, a collection of thousands of wee readable books got a ...

Famous Artists I Would Pick to Illustrate Classic Books

I’m a little obsessed with art in a completely uneducated, unsophisticated way. This may have something to do with the ...

Museum of the Rapture: Douglas Coupland Wants Bits and Pieces of You

What is the intersection between you and not-you? Is your shirt you?  Your nail polish?  Your contact lenses?  Are your ...