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Literary Tourism: Oxford, UK

It’s difficult to write about Oxford and literature without it getting cliche. There have already been so many pieces about ...

Lyra and Will’s Bench, Oxford Botanic Gardens

As this Rioter reflects there’s something about existing in a space and then reading it through the eyes of another. She’s ...

The 5 Weirdest Titles in Oxford’s “Very Short Introduction” Series

With five hundred and forty-four subjects covered there's bound to be some weird ones. Here are the five strangest from the Very Short Introduction series.

The Time Hunter S. Thompson Wrote Faulkner a Letter

Hunter S. Thompson, inventor of gonzo journalism, was an admirer of William Faulkner. In fact, when asked to define the ...

Reading Pathway: J.R.R. Tolkien (Beyond LOTR)

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) was one of the most beloved authors of the twentieth century and is widely considered ...

Literary Tourism: Oxford, England

  Like London, Oxford is a city full of books. No matter where you go in Oxford, it seems you ...

A Literary Tour Of Oxford, Mississippi

I have been an on again/off again resident of Oxford, Mississippi for 12 years, and the number of visitors I ...

Three Perfect Book Gifts From Christmases Past

Welcome back from the holidays, Book Riot peeps.Hope you had a lovely one, and I suspect there were a few ...