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An Introduction to British Boarding School Stories

From petticoats to patronuses, the British boarding school story has it all. Here's a guide on where to begin and what to look out for.

5 British Books to Look Out For in October

New releases coming from British authors this month!

5 British Books to Look Out for in May

New books from British authors, all coming out this month!

10 Great British Books That I Wish Were Available in the States

Here are ten of the many British books that I wish were more readily available on the shelves of American bookstores.

What to Read if You Can’t Get Enough of VICTORIA

5 Good Books to Read about Queen Victoria, her beloved Albert, and our dear Lord M.

Our Favourite British Books

Riot writers share some of their favorite British literature.

What to Read if You Loved Netflix’s The Crown

A pile of good books on Queen Elizabeth and the rest of the British Monarchy for everyone who loved Netflix's new drama, The Crown.

What To Read If You Want More Great British Drama

No one does drama quite like the British. Whether you’re obsessed with Downton Abbey, Sherlock, or Call the Midwife… or ...

What to Read if You Want More of The Great British Bake Off

It’s only just starting to show up in America¬†(Here it’s called The Great British Baking Show and it’s airing on ...

12 Things We Love About Zadie Smith

We love Zadie Smith. What’s not to love? Here are 12 great things about Zadie Smith. 1. She’s writing a ...

The Inklings: Good Books On C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Their Friends

If you’re a fan of Narnia or Middle Earth, you may want to know more about the Inklings, the group ...

What To Read If You Want More Downton Abbey

If you’re one of the millions of Downton Abbey fans whose hearts go all aflutter at the mention of the ...

Genre Kryptonite: Books on the British Royal Family

When I was eleven years old, I got to see the Queen. I mean, I didn’t meet her or anything ...

Confessions of an Intense Thinker: On Reading the Shopaholic Novels

The two books on my nightstand, right this moment, are A Path Appears (the new book by the Pulitzer Prize ...

Reading Pathways: Nick Hornby

If I was to list my desert-island, all-time, top 5 favorite authors, Nick Hornby would be top of the list ...