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James Bond Quiz: Choose a Bond, Get a Book Rec

Ian Fleming was a writer, journalist, and naval intelligence officer, but you probably know him as the creator of James ...

Creating Movement on the Page: Fight Scenes in JAMES BOND

Katie focuses on how the series JAMES BOND creates the illusion of movement and action through its art.

On Ian Fleming, and Why #NextBond Could Be Anyone

A look at James Bond as written by Ian Fleming, and why the next Bond actor or actress could be anyone.

The Art of the Start: JAMES BOND #1

You’ve got a handful of pages to prove your concept, to introduce your character, to get your hooks into your reader ...

What’s On Your Pull List? November 4, 2015

Every week, a different Panelteer will give you a rundown of the comics they’re most looking forward to for the ...

The Male Gaze Vs. Female Gaze

What is the male gaze? What is female gaze? And why aren’t the two equivalent? The male gaze was first ...

20 Amazing Soundtracks & Songs from Movies Based on Books

A soundtrack can make or break a movie in the same way that acting, a script, or the production style ...

Literary House Hunters

I have a well-developed obsession with House Hunters International—you know, that show where people move to exotic locales and see ...

Page to Podium: Oscar Reads, Part 2

Continuing our Oscar Reads feature of the nominated films with literary connections, here’s a look at the non-Best Picture-nominated movies. ...

Bookish Gifts for the James Bond Fan

James Bond is a bazillion dollar (rough estimate) film franchise, but around these parts we will proclaim from the rooftops ...

Best of Book Riot: Ranking Ian Fleming’s James Bond Novels

With the 50th anniversary of the first Bond movie and the release of Skyfall, 2012 is a big year for ...

The Best James Bond Books: Ranking The Ian Fleming Originals

As a fan of the movies (especially the Connery and Craig iterations), I’d always wondered what the James Bond books were ...

How To Make Plagiarism Pay

Pity poor Q.R. Markham. Plagiarism’s current pin-up should have heeded the Delphic words of Wham! George Michael, that short-shorted, hairy-chested ...

Tinker Tailor Soldier Tourist

Choosing the right book to travel with is as important as selecting the appropriate wine for a meal. Get it ...