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7 Standalone Novels for Science Fiction Lovers

Recently, we published a list of standalone novels for fantasy lovers. But you know what else comes in series? Science ...

Bookish Guest Suggestions for Neil deGrasse Tyson’s StarTalk TV Show

I don’t consider myself very “science,” but I do like Neil deGrasse Tyson, which is why I initially started watching ...

The Neal Stephenson Reading Experience

I discovered Neal Stephenson by chance when I walked into a bookstore and a beautiful book caught my eye. The ...

When To Savor a Book

Some books are like roller coasters: you just want to get on, hold on for dear life, and ride it ...

An Exercise in Interrogating My Bookshelves

A little while ago,  I saw this comic published by the amazing Tom Gauld. And I looked at it and ...

Genre Kryptonite: Books About Libraries

This is a guest post from Jonathan Streeter. Jonathan is a husband, the father of three young children, and an English ...

Great Reads About Computer Geeks

This installment of Riot Recommendation is sponsored by Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson.  In an unnamed Middle Eastern security ...

Best of BookRiot.tv: Most Popular Book Trailers: April 23-27, 2012

Here are the most popular book trailers on BookRiot.tv from the last week. Click on the cover to watch the ...

Would You Give This Author A Second Chance?

I recently learned a valuable literary lesson: Neal Stephenson is not for the faint of heart. And by “faint of ...