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Book and Wine Pairings: Franzen and Franzia

A reader pairs THE CORRECTIONS, PURITY, and four more Jonathan Franzen books with that most ubiquitous boxed booze: Franzia.

7 Great Author Visits to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Best author interviews on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

9 Literary Halloween Costumes from the Lazy to the Committed

Whether you're lazy about the spooktacular time of year (like me) or super committed to the ghostly cause, we have a literary Halloween costume for you.

A New Approach to Jonathan Franzen

Readers either love or hate Jonathan Franzen--but you don't have to do either.

Jonathan Franzen Is a Parody of Jonathan Franzen

Jonathan Franzen is a parody of himself. Here's how he misses the point this week.

Earthquake! What To Read When the Earth Starts Moving

Not for the faint of heart: books about earthquakes.

Why So Serious?: Reimagining the Author Photo

I Am Very Outraged About That Goodreads Thing

Book to the Future: 10 Authors We’ll Still Read and Revere in 100 Years

Book Riot contributors pick the 10 authors most likely to be read and revered 100 years from now.

A Brief History of (Novelists on the Cover of) TIME

A brief history of novelists appearing on TIME Magazine's cover, including Graham Greene, J.D. Salinger, Toni Morrison, and Stephen King.