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Best of the Best LES MISÉRABLES Covers

I’m a bit of a Les Mis junkie (look, I was raised on the musical, I can’t help it), so ...

A LES MISERABLES Reading List for All Ages

In the fan worlds of Deadheads, RENTheads, and Hamilheads, if I were going to be classified as a something head, ...

Literary Roles Idris Elba Should Play

James Bond didn't work out as we'd hoped. But behold these other literary roles Idris Elba should play. Spoiler: most of them involve period clothing.

Ripe For Some Queering: LGBTQ Plots For the Classics

The “Classics” are often held up by readers as being some of the best books ever written. And with good ...

5 Anime Series Based on Classic Literature

We cover movies, Western TV series, comics, and more based on lit all the time, but let’s look Eastward, towards ...

Rad Bookish Covers: Tributes and Parodies Edition

Some folks show their love of books (or book series) by covering the songs from adaptations, some of which I’ve ...

Rad Covers of Bookish Songs

It occurred to me that, for all the time I spend on YouTube, I haven’t done any sort of video ...

Read It Before You See It: Broadway Musicals Edition

As you plan your fall trip to New York (real or imaginary), you had better make a trip through your ...

Western Literature on North Korea’s New Tablet

The North Korean government recently released its first-ever electronic tablet. The Samjiyon lacks Internet access, but can tune into local ...

10 Best Books I’ve Never Read

Comedy genius Jimmy Kimmel recently provided us with his list of the 11 best movies he never saw. Most of ...

Page to Podium: Oscar Reads, Part 1

Though books are totally our bag here at Book Riot, we have a soft spot in our hearts for any ...

Top 12 Fall Movies Based on Books

Even with the sad (or happy, depending on your Tobey Maguire-ness) news that The Great Gatsby movie’s been delayed until ...

The Les Miz Trailer Rundown

I must be being a REALLY good girl this year because Santa brought me Christmas early last week with The ...

Les Miserables Trailer, Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, and Anne Hathaway

Have to admit, I have a weak spot for movie musicals, especially ones based on books. I think this is ...