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Wolf Hall on Broadway: Cromwell and Mantel Hit the Stage

Wolf Hall – the 2009 novel by Hilary Mantel – is having a moment. The BBC adaptation of Mantel’s Man Booker ...

September Book Adaptation News

Lots of films, television shows, mini-series, and musicals all find their origins in books. If you are someone who wants ...

On Long Sentences

I love long sentences; ever since I moved beyond the Berenstain Bears, I’ve adored a sentence bristling with commas and ...

Please, Sir, More Cromwell: Anticipating The Third of Hilary Mantel’s Trilogy

The first two books in Hilary Mantel’s Cromwell Trilogy (Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies) are tight, as dealers ...

2013 Tournament of Books Discussion: BRING UP THE BODIES by Hilary Mantel

We here at Book Riot are huge Tournament of Books fans, so this year we’re going to discuss each of the ...

Beyond the Headlines – The Best Untold Book Stories of 2012

Millions of years after the world ends in late December 2012, alien archaeologists picking through the debris of humanity might ...

A Book For Each Season: 6 Perfect Autumn Reads

I don’t eat watermelon during the winter. I don’t drink warm apple cider on the fourth of July. I don’t ...

In Praise of Hilary Mantel

And just like that, Hilary Mantel became a national treasure. To win one Man Booker Prize is fortunate, to win ...

My Historical Fiction Fantasies

Much to the consternation of my vaccine-and internet-obsessed wife, I’m a big fan of the not so recent past. I ...